cowman


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cow·man

 (kou′mən, -măn′)
n.
1. An owner of cattle or a cattle ranch.
2.
a. See cowboy.
b. A cowherd.

cowman

(ˈkaʊmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Agriculture) Brit another name for cowherd
2. (Agriculture) US and Canadian a man who owns cattle; rancher

cow•man

(ˈkaʊ mən)

n., pl. -men.
a. a rancher.
b. a cowboy or cowherd.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cowman - a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horsebackcowman - a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
buckaroo, buckeroo, vaquero - local names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)
cowgirl - a woman cowboy
gaucho - a cowboy of the South American pampas
horse wrangler, wrangler - a cowboy who takes care of the saddle horses
ranch hand - a hired hand on a ranch
roper - a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses
Translations

cowman

[ˈkaʊmən] N (cowmen (pl)) → vaquero m; (= owner) → ganadero m

cowman

n pl <-men> (= farm labourer)Stallbursche m; (US: = cattle rancher) → Viehzüchter m

cowman

[ˈkaʊmən] n (-men (pl)) → vaccaro
References in classic literature ?
He remembered how before starting for Moscow he had once said to his cowman Nikolay, a simple-hearted peasant, whom he liked talking to: "Well, Nikolay!
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Matt Mazeffa, John Phillips and Craig Cowman of Cardinal Health
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'I would quite like to be remembered as an instrument of freeing the elderly from the need to pursue their life irrespective,' the honorary research associate at Perth's Edith Cowman University said, according to The Local.
Lawrence Cowman, chairman of the MND Scotland charity, hailed the move as a "huge step that will transform care for people with MND and so many other conditions".