cowbell

noun cow·bell \ ˈkau̇-ˌbel \

Definition of cowbell

:a bell hung around the neck of a cow to make a sound by which the cow can be located

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First Known Use of cowbell

1625


COWBELL Defined for English Language Learners

cowbell

noun

Definition of cowbell for English Language Learners

  • : a bell that you hang around the neck of a cow so that you can tell where the cow is


COWBELL Defined for Kids

cowbell

noun cow·bell \ ˈkau̇-ˌbel \

Definition of cowbell for Students

:a bell hung around the neck of a cow to tell where it is

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