cowhand

[ kou-hand ]
/ ˈkaʊˌhænd /

noun

a person employed on a cattle ranch; cowboy or cowgirl.

Origin of cowhand

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; cow1 + hand
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Examples from the Web for 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?