from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who herds or tends cattle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who herds cattle; a cowboy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is to tend cows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation is the care of cattle.
  • n. A former false spelling of coward, simulating cowherd. See coward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.