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cowcatcher a strong metal frame on the front of a locomotive that removes obstacles from the track.
cower to crouch or cringe in fear.
cowfish a small, brightly-colored fish covered with bony plates and having a spike over each eye, found in tropical waters. [2 definitions]
cowgirl a young woman hired to herd and tend cattle, usu. on horseback, in the western United States. [2 definitions]
cowhand a cattle ranch employee; cowboy or cowgirl.
cowherd a person who tends cattle.
cowhide the skin and hair of a cow or leather made from the skin. [3 definitions]
cowinner combined form of winner.
cow killer a large antlike wasp, the female of which has a powerful sting, found in the southern and eastern United States.
cowl a hood or hooded robe, often worn by monks. [6 definitions]
cowlick a small, protruding section of hair that grows in a whorl or at a different angle than the rest.
cowling the removable metal housing of an aircraft engine, often designed as part of the fuselage.
cowman a man who owns cattle or manages a cattle ranch. [2 definitions]
coworker one of two or more persons who work together; fellow worker.
cowpea an annual vine plant that bears long seed pods, grown in the southern United States as feed for domestic animals and as a fertilizer. [2 definitions]
cowpoke (informal) a person who tends cattle; cowboy.
cow pony a horse that is trained and used for herding cattle.
cowpox a skin disease in cattle, caused by a virus that is used to produce a vaccine against smallpox in humans.
cowpuncher (informal) a cowboy.
cowrite combined form of write.
cowry a tropical marine mollusk having a glossy and colorfully marked shell that is used as money in some Asian and African cultures. [2 definitions]