- to whip with a cowhide.
Origin of cowhide
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Examples from the Web for cowhide
Adams armed himself with a cowhide, and watched for his victim.
Ye can cowhide me if ye wants to, but don't say nothin' against my Daddy!Tess of the Storm Country
Grace Miller White
The principal rolled up his sleeves, and took the cowhide in his hand.
"I am in no humor to trifle with you," said he, opening a desk, and taking out a cowhide.
Then take this cowhide and give your companion a taste of its quality.The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus
Horatio Alger Jr.
- the hide of a cow
- the leather made from such a hide
Also called: cowskin
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