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cowhand

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noun cow·hand \ˈkau̇-ˌhand\

Definition of cowhand

  1. :  cowboy 1



Examples of cowhand

  1. <we need to hire a new cowhand to help out>



1852

First Known Use of cowhand

1852


COWHAND Defined for Kids

cowhand

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noun cow·hand \ˈkau̇-ˌhand\

Definition of cowhand

  1. :  a person who works on a cattle ranch




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