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cow chips

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plural noun
  1. dried cow dung used especially for fuel by early settlers, explorers, etc., in the American West.
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Origin of cow chips

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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Related Words for cow chips

excrement, compost, droppings, dung, mulch, manure, maul, guano, humus, potash

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Historical Examples of cow chips

  • For ourselves, we built a fire of cow-chips and made out a supper on bacon and flapjacks.

    The Indians' Last Fight

    Dennis Collins