American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bell hung from a collar around a cow's neck.
- n. A bell worn by cows; sometimes with an ornate strap.
- n. music A musical instrument, typically found without a clapper.
- n. a bell hung around the neck of cow so that the cow can be easily located
- cow + bell (Wiktionary)
“A failure to enact health-care reform would be one thing, but the people simply will not stand for it if a promised increase in cowbell goes unrealized.”
“I will have to wait til I can play it out and hear how it all sounds loud. but yes, the cowbell is very nice and that tidy little guitar lick ... cheers a”
“The sunset lingered in golden glory over the distant Mexican mountains; twilight came slowly; a faint breeze blew from the river cool and sweet; the late cooing of a dove and the tinkle of a cowbell were the only sounds; a serene and tranquil peace lay over the valley.”
“Well, the man with the cowbell is her husband, and they are the most musical friends that we have.”
“More Cowbell applications that let you tap along or shake your iphone "cowbell" to add that special something to any music you listen to.”
“Nothing in the show was LOL funny, and the Ting Tings were annoying, especially that "cowbell" remark near the end of the last song.”
“The new "cowbell" sound actually sounds like someone hitting a mallet against a fire bell instead of a cow bell.”
“Obama's advisers think the answer to every problem is more cowbell, if by "cowbell" you mean”
“Aside from replace, there are also the insert and delete operations, so the distance between "cowbell" and "crowbar" is four (insert 'r', replace 'e' with 'a', replace 'l' with 'r', delete 'l').”
“Complete with random cowbell hits. ♫ blip. fm/~1xfp7 #”
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