Definitions

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  • n. A childish term for a cow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cow{1}; -- a child's word. See 1st cow{1}, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cow.

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

  • n. female of domestic cattle:

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Examples

  • What Edwards had described as moo-cow hooves wandering into a scene of punk prankery, I saw as local livestock blundering into a mysterious crop circle creation incident.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (sorry, but I couldn't get past the "moo-cow" part or Stephen Daedalus being pushed into the mud over and over again)

    Semi-Personal Rejection from WotF/Follow up to the 15 Books Meme

  • What follows is a painfully bad set of scenes about a young, British-accented farm boy and his beloved "moo-cow," who is sent off to war.

    'Good Wife' Mocks Steppenwolf Theater Company (VIDEO)

  • Yesterday Nick/Frederator unspooled four of the new shorts: "The Finster Finster Show" by Jeff DeGrandis involves some hyper-active toddlers and their mellow, oblivious mother, "Call me Bessie" by Dana Galin and Diane Kredensor features a moo-cow and an elephant, "Krunch & the Kid" has a grade-school boy who's pals with a large beastie that seems to be an ogre/alligator hybrid.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • I used to scratch my head over Bill Murray's appeal, but the sallow, pock-marked complexion, the sad moo-cow eyes and the poker-faced blankness that make him the perfect pessimistic victim in comedies that are out of sync with the rest of the world are growing on me.

    Sayonara Toronto! Thanks-I Think

  • I really, really want a moo-cow creamer. previous   next

    kinaesthesia Diary Entry

  • Belford's brain chewed its cud as placidly as a moo-cow behind the broad, open facade of what is commonly known as an -honest face.

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • They may look moo-cow, but they'll be paying your wages.

    Centennial

  • I do not know how much my correspondent understood of this letter, but, as the moo-cow was shortly afterwards relegated to fresh pastures, and as we are getting decidedly better measure for our milk money, I gather that he had enough intelligence for my purposes.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-01-28

  • At the end of the line nearest the Arch, under a flary light, stood an old bearded man having the look on his face of a kindly but somewhat irritated moo-cow.

    Europe Revised

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