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cowhide

Syllabification: cow·hide
Pronunciation: /ˈkouˌhīd
 
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Definition of cowhide in English:

noun

1A cow’s hide.
Example sentences
  • The saddle is made of a single animal skin, here a tanned cowhide.
  • Animals often devour the vulnerable mucous membranes of dead animals, instead of trying to burrow through the cowhide.
  • First they found a cowhide, corn kernels, shell casings - white-man stuff.
1.1Leather made from a cow’s hide.
Example sentences
  • The holsters are hand-stitched using the finest leather, horsehide, cowhide, sharkskin and exotics like ostrich and stingray.
  • The chaise can be lifted from its frame and placed on the floor as a rocker and comes in canvas, leather and cowhide upholstery options.
  • The decor - offset by luxurious red leather and cowhide sofas - is a form of therapy in itself.
1.2A whip made from cowhide.
Example sentences
  • He lashes Tom across the face with a cowhide and strikes him several times, then asks Tom again if he will do it.

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