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A hired woman, especially in the western United States, who tends cattle and performs many of her duties on horseback.

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a woman cowhand.
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Noun1.cowgirl - a woman cowboycowgirl - a woman cowboy      
cowboy, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpoke, cowpuncher, puncher, cattleman - a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
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