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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback; -- an informal name for cowboy.

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  • noun US, slang A cowhand (one who tends free-range cattle)
  • noun US, dated A device used in 19th century, some of which were patented or farm made and used around the neck of cows and other livestock to prevent them from challenging fencing. The action of the device was to poke the cow when the device came in contact with the fence.

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

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

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