Definition of cowherd
: one who tends cows
Recent Examples of cowherd from the Web
Cowherd is charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery, second-degree assault, first-degree theft of property and second-degree theft of property.
All sides are discovering that federal lands, run well, are neither a fiefdom of Washington nor a bulwark against wrongheaded cowherds.
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First Known Use of cowherd
before 12th century
COWHERD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cowherd for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to take care of cows especially in the western U.S.
COWHERD Defined for Kids
Definition of cowherd for Students
: a person who tends cows
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