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.

Origin of cow chips

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Words Nearby cow chips Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cow chips in a sentence

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

    The Indians' Last Fight | Dennis Collins