male cow


noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

a bull.

Origin of male cow

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for male cow

  • In place of it the early purists used cow-creature, male-cow and even gentleman-cow.

    The American Language|Henry L. Mencken