cowtail

[kou-teyl]

noun

a coarse wool of poor quality.

Nearby words

  1. cowrite,
  2. cowry,
  3. cowshed,
  4. cowskin,
  5. cowslip,
  6. cox,
  7. cox's orange pippin,
  8. cox, james middleton,
  9. cox-2 inhibitor,
  10. coxa

Origin of cowtail

First recorded in 1665–75; cow1 + tail1

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