cowman cowman  /ˈkaʊ mən/


  • (n) a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback


  1. He spent $5 for a shingle, collected a $5 fee from a cowman client a few moments later.
  2. A cowman's contemptuous word for oleomargarine is bull butter.
  3. Like his daddy before him, Ben Zaitz knew he was going to grow up to be a cowman.



  • "We all strive for safety, prosperity, comfort, long life and dullness," Leopold wrote. "The deer strives with its supple legs, the cowman with trap and poison, the statesman with pen, the most of us with machines, votes and dollars - but it...
    on Oct 26, 2007 By: Aldo Leopold Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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