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cowhand Line breaks: cow|hand
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊhand/

Definition of cowhand in English:


A person employed to tend cattle or to run a ranch.
Example sentences
  • The boy was a skinny thing, more of a pretty boy than a cowhand, but he was willing to learn about the ranch.
  • He was a rock-climbing instructor who had the wiry, efficient build of a cowhand.
  • The town drunk was a battered old sot of a cowhand whose horse carried him home, passed out in the saddle, on Saturday nights.
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