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cowhand

[kou-hand] /ˈkaʊˌhænd/
noun
1.
a person employed on a cattle ranch; cowboy or cowgirl.
Origin of cowhand
1885-1890
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90; cow1 + hand
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  • Well, what do you think of your first experience as a cowhand?

    The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker
  • Yuh sure it wasn't that cowhand called Yuma that put yuh up tuh findin' out what my intentions was regardin' Mort?

    The Lone Ranger Rides Fran Striker

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