cow college


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cow college

n. Informal
1. An agricultural college.
2. A college or university considered to be provincial and unsophisticated.

cow′ col`lege


n.
1. an agricultural college.
2. a small, relatively unknown rural college.
[1910–15]
References in classic literature ?
Your Honor," Watson said next day to the village Justice, a well to do farmer and graduate, thirty years before, from a cow college, "since this Sol Witberg has seen fit to charge me with battery, following upon my charge of battery against him, I would suggest that both cases be lumped together.
The thing that sets Cow College apart from other training is the hands-on aspect," said Les Anderson, Extension beef production specialist at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.
Its detractors call it a cow college because of its ties to agriculture and similar disciplines.