cow town


noun

a small town, especially one in a cattle-raising district in the western U.S. or Canada.
a town or city, especially in the western U.S. or Canada, from which cattle are shipped to market.

Nearby words

  1. cow pie,
  2. cow pillow,
  3. cow pilot,
  4. cow pony,
  5. cow shark,
  6. cow tree,
  7. cow vetch,
  8. cow-spanker,
  9. cowabunga,
  10. cowage

Origin of cow town

First recorded in 1880–85

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