noun \ˈka-ˌka-chər, -ˌke-\

Definition of COWCATCHER

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

First Known Use of COWCATCHER


Other Railroad Terms

cupola, gauge, vestibule, yard


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