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cowcatcher

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noun cow·catch·er \ˈkau̇-ˌka-chər, -ˌke-\

Definition of cowcatcher

  1. :  an inclined frame on the front of a railroad locomotive for throwing obstacles off the track



1838

First Known Use of cowcatcher

1838

Other Railroad Terms


COWCATCHER Defined for Kids

cowcatcher

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noun cow·catch·er \ˈkau̇-ˌka-chər\

Definition of cowcatcher

  1. :  a strong frame on the front of a railroad engine for moving things blocking the track




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