Associations to the word «Cow»

Wiktionary

COW, noun. A female domesticated ox or other bovine, especially an adult after she has had a calf.
COW, noun. More generally, any domestic bovine regardless of sex or age.
COW, noun. The meat of such animals as food (more commonly called beef).
COW, noun. The female of larger species of mammal, including bovines, moose, whales, seals, hippos, rhinos, manatees, and elephants.
COW, noun. (derogatory) (informal) A woman who is considered despicable in some way, especially one considered to be fat, lazy, ugly, argumentative, mean or spiteful.
COW, noun. (informal) Anything that is annoyingly difficult, awkward or graceless.
COW, noun. (informal) A conniption fit or hissy fit; a state of agitation (only in the phrase have a cow).
COW, noun. (mining) A wedge or brake to stop a machine or car; a chock.
COW, verb. (transitive) To intimidate; to daunt the spirits or courage of. Found primarily in the passive voice.
COW, noun. (UK) (dialect) A chimney cowl.
COW, acronym. (computing) Acronym of w:Copy-on-write.
COW COD SOUP, noun. (culinary) A traditional Jamaican dish made with bull penis cooked with bananas and scotch bonnets in a rum-based broth.
COW CORNER, noun. (cricket) (slang) Region of the field, roughly between deep midwicket and long on.
COW CREAMER, noun. A traditional creamer (jug) in the shape of a cow.
COW EYES, noun. (US) (informal) A wide-eyed expression meant to discreetly signal otherwise unstated romantic attraction to the one it is directed at.
COW HITCH, noun. Any hitch or bend which slips because it is wrongly tied
COW HITCH, noun. (nautical) Any knot which is not a recognised maritime knot as used at sea
COW HITCHES, noun. Plural of cow hitch
COW JUICE, noun. (informal) (humorous) Milk.
COW KILLER, noun. Any of several species of velvet ant in the family Mutillidae, which are known for their painful stings.
COW MILK, noun. Alternative spelling of cowmilk
COW PARSLEY, noun. Anthriscus sylvestris, a weedy biennial umbellifer native to the Old World.
COW PARSLEY, noun. (by extension) Any of a variety of plants of similar appearance.
COW PARSLEYS, noun. Plural of cow parsley
COW PARSNIP, noun. Heracleum maximum, an umbelliferous herb.
COW PARSNIPS, noun. Plural of cow parsnip
COW PAT, noun. The digested residue of a herbivore excreted as a flat piece of dung
COW PATS, noun. Plural of cow pat
COW PATTIES, noun. Plural of cow patty
COW PATTY, noun. Alternative form of cow pat
COW PIE, noun. Alternative spelling of cowpie
COW PIES, noun. Plural of cow pie (alternative spelling of cowpies).
COW POOL, noun. A collective or organization through which members have their cows milked in a centralized location.
COW SHOT, noun. (cricket) (slang) A batting stroke played across the line and aiming to hit the ball towards cow corner. Regarded as inelegant, and indeed risky, but can be very effective for a batsman with strength and a good eye.
COW SHOTS, noun. Plural of cow shot
COW STALL, noun. A compartment in which cows are housed and kept.
COW TIPPING, noun. (chiefly US) A fictional pastime wherein a person sneaks up on a sleeping cow (at nighttime) and pushes it over.
COW TOWN, noun. Alternative form of cowtown
COW TREE, noun. A tree (Brosimum utile) of South America, which yields a nourishing milky fluid when cut.
COW TREES, noun. Plural of cow tree
COW VETCH, noun. Vicia cracca, native to Europe and Asia.

Dictionary definition

COW, noun. Female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term".
COW, noun. Mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'.
COW, noun. A large unpleasant woman.
COW, verb. Subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats).

Wise words

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