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  1. a person employed on a cattle ranch; cowboy or cowgirl.
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Origin of cowhand

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; cow1 + hand
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for cowhand

rancher, herder, farmer, bronco, cowboy, wrangler, vaquero, cowherd, gaucho, goatherd, sheepherder, buckaroo, cowpuncher, cowhand, cattleman, shepherd, hand, cowgirl, cowpoke, herdsman

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Historical Examples of cowhand

  • 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?