cowhide


1cow·hide

noun \-ˌhīd\

: the skin of a cow or leather made from it

Full Definition of COWHIDE

1
:  the hide of a cow; also :  leather made from this hide
2
:  a coarse whip of rawhide or braided leather

Examples of COWHIDE

  1. a cloth made of cowhide

First Known Use of COWHIDE

14th century

2cowhide

verb
cow·hid·edcow·hid·ing

Definition of COWHIDE

transitive verb
:  to flog with a cowhide whip

Examples of COWHIDE

  1. <was cowhiding the horse until a police officer intervened>

First Known Use of COWHIDE

1794

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