from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young cow, especially one that has not yet given birth to a calf.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A young female bovine (cow) that has not yet had a calf.
- n. An ugly or objectionable woman; a cow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young cow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A young cow.
- n. A young female terrapin, Malaclemmys palustris, measuring 5 or 6 inches along the lower shell. See cow terrapin, under terrapin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. young cow
These men drilled a long time on what they called a heifer dance -- a beautiful spectacular, and highly moral and instructive quadruped clog, sirloin shuffle, and cow gallop, to the music of a piano-forte.
The Holstein heifer has one neck and two ears – but also four eyes, two noses and two mouths.
'What do you call a heifer in a number-seven football jersey carrying an M-16 assault rifle?' he asked the assembly, pitching a gag he'd heard on Off The Ball.
Gianna heard Bubbles, who sat directly behind her, mumble something derogatory in response to being called a heifer.
A heifer is a different story, a cause for celebration.
This is a little Holstein heifer--Holstein is a breed of milk cow and a heifer is a female--she will grow up to be the sweet little bovine with the brown eyes and the cud chewing and the patient waiting for milking.....
Then Zeus changed the maiden into a heifer, to save her from the anger of Here, but presently Here learned that the heifer was the maiden whom she hated, and she went to Zeus, and said,
A certain man at his death left his son, then a child, a cow-calf, which wandered in the desert till he came to age; at which time his mother told him the heifer was his, and bid him fetch her, and sell her for three pieces of gold.
Secondly, a heifer is a female and a steer is a castrated bull.
As when any mountain-nurtured lion, relying on his strength, has carried off from the pasturing herd a heifer, which is the best; but first he breaks its neck, seizing it in his strong teeth, and then tearing it in pieces, laps up the blood and all the entrails; whilst around him dogs and herdsmen shout very frequently from a distance, nor do they wish to go against him, for pale fear violently seizes them: thus the soul of no one within his breast dared to advance against glorious Menelaus.