Cow

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cow \Cow\, noun; pl. {Cows} (kouz); old pl. {Kine} (k[imac]n). [OE. cu, cou, AS. c[=u]; akin to D. koe, G. kuh, OHG. kuo, Icel. k[=y]r, Dan. & Sw. ko, L. bos ox, cow, Gr. boy^s, Skr. g[=o]. [root]223. Cf. {Beef}, {Bovine}, {Bucolic}, {Butter}, {Nylghau}.]

1. The mature female of bovine animals.

2. The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals, etc.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cow \Cow\ (kou), noun [See {Cowl} a hood.] A chimney cap; a cowl

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cow \Cow\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Cowed} (koud); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cowing}.] [Cf. Icel. kuga, Sw. kufva to check, subdue, Dan. kue. Cf. {Cuff}, verb (used with an object)] To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe.

To vanquish a people already cowed. --Shak.

THe French king was cowed. --J. R. Green.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cow \Cow\, noun [Prob. from same root as cow, verb (used with an object)] (Mining) A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock. --Knight.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cow

noun

1: female of domestic cattle: "'moo-cow' is a child's term" [syn: {cow}, {moo-cow}]

2: mature female of mammals of which the male is called 'bull'

3: a large unpleasant woman

verb

1: subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats) [syn: {overawe}, {cow}]


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