cowhand

[ kou-hand ]
/ ˈkaʊˌhænd /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. cowfeteria,
  2. cowfish,
  3. cowflop,
  4. cowgirl,
  5. cowhage,
  6. cowherb,
  7. cowherd,
  8. cowhide,
  9. cowichan sweater,
  10. cowinner

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?