- Western U.S.
- a person who owns cattle; rancher.
- a cowboy or cowherd.
- British. a farmworker who tends cows.
Origin of cowman
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Examples from the Web for cowman
Tall, good-looking fellow, dressed like a cowman and wearing a gun.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
Turning sharply about to the cowman, he caught him in a reluctant grin.
Well, honey,” asked the cowman, “did you have him pulling leather?
“Just a friendly writing, like as not,” answered the cowman.
“Chuckie is my daughter, legally adopted,” repeated the cowman.
- British another name for cowherd
- US and Canadian a man who owns cattle; rancher
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