[ kroh-beyt ]
/ ˈkroʊˌbeɪt /
noun Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
an emaciated, worn-out horse or cow.
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Examples from the Web for crowbait
Well, how in the name of all that is good, great, and wise did you get that crowbait wished on you?Old Man Curry|Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan