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Cowman   /kˈaʊmən/   Listen
Cowman

noun
(pl. cowmen)
1.
A hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback.  Synonyms: cattleman, cowboy, cowhand, cowherd, cowpoke, cowpuncher, puncher.






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"Cowman" Quotes from Famous Books



... of your farms and your shanty charms, Speaking of your silver and gold,— Take a cowman's advice, go and marry you a true and lovely little wife, Never to roam, always stay at home; That's a cowman's, a cowman's advice, Way up on the ...
— Cowboy Songs - and Other Frontier Ballads • Various

... privilege and was shown to a room containing two double beds. One contained two men fast asleep, the other only one man, also asleep. He recognized his bedfellow. It was "Three-Seven" Bill Jones, an excellent cowman belonging to the "Three-Seven outfit" who had recently acquired fame by playfully holding up the Overland Express in order to make the conductor dance. He put his trousers, boots, shaps, and gun down beside ...
— Roosevelt in the Bad Lands • Hermann Hagedorn

... lot of curiosity cropping up about this old murder," he volunteered, when Wilding broached the subject. "Another man was in here yesterday asking about the same thing. Tall, good-looking fellow, dressed like a cowman and wearing a gun. ...
— Louisiana Lou • William West Winter

... area of the island. He encouraged, therefore, their engagements in civilian capacities, as it not only put money into the men's pockets, but kept them interested. At Government House we had soldier-gardeners, soldier-grooms, a soldier cowman, and a soldier-footman. The footman was a Southampton lad, and having been employed as a boy in a racing-yacht on the Solent, was a most useful man in a boat, and the Guardsman had accordingly annexed him as one of his racing crew, regardless of the fact that his labours ...
— Here, There And Everywhere • Lord Frederic Hamilton



Words linked to "Cowman" :   ranch hand, gaucho, cowherd, wrangler, horse wrangler, buckeroo, roper, vaquero, cowpoke, cowgirl, buckaroo



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