cowhide

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cow·hide

 (kou′hīd′)
n.
1.
a. The hide of a cow.
b. The leather made from this hide.
2. A strong heavy flexible whip, usually made of braided leather.
tr.v. cow·hid·ed, cow·hid·ing, cow·hides
To beat with a strong heavy flexible whip.

cowhide

(ˈkaʊˌhaɪd)
n
1. (Tanning) the hide of a cow
2. (Tanning) the leather made from such a hide
Also called: cowskin

cow•hide

(ˈkaʊˌhaɪd)

n., v. -hid•ed, -hid•ing. n.
1. the hide of a cow.
2. the leather made from it.
3. a strong whip made of rawhide or of braided leather.
v.t.
4. to whip with a cowhide.
[1630–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cowhide - leather made from the hide of a cow
cowhide - a heavy flexible whip braided from leather made from the hide of a cow
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
2.cowhide - the hide of a cow
fell, hide - the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
3.cowhide - a heavy flexible whip braided from leather made from the hide of a cow
whip - an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
cowhide, cowskin - leather made from the hide of a cow
Verb1.cowhide - flog with a cowhide
flog, lash, lather, trounce, welt, whip, slash, strap - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
Translations
من جِلد البَقَـر
kravská kůže
kohudoksehudokselæder
tehénbõr
kÿrhúî, nautshúî
kravská koža
sığır derisi

cowhide

[ˈkaʊhaɪd] Ncuero m

cowhide

[ˈkaʊhaɪd]
n (= leather) → cuir m de vache
modif [boots, bag, chair] → en cuir de vache

cowhide

[ˈkaʊˌhaɪd] nvacchetta

cow1

(kau) noun
1. the female of cattle used for giving milk. He has ten cows and a bull.
2. the female of certain other animals eg the elephant, whale.
ˈcowboy noun
in the United States, a man who looks after cattle on a ranch.
ˈcowherd noun
a person who looks after cows.
ˈcowhide noun, adjective
(of) the skin of a cow made into leather. a bag made of cowhide; a cowhide bag.