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Clydesdale vs. Cow

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Clydesdalenoun

One of a breed of heavy draft horses originally from Clydesdale, Scotland. They are about sixteen hands high and usually brown or bay.

Cownoun

(properly) An adult female of the species Bos taurus that has calved.

Clydesdalenoun

heavy feathered-legged breed of draft horse originally from Scotland

Cownoun

(formerly inexact but now common) Any member of the species Bos taurus regardless of sex or age, including bulls and calves.

Cownoun

(uncommon) Beef: the meat of cattle as food.

Cownoun

(uncommon) Any bovines or bovids generally, including yaks, buffalo, etc.

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Cownoun

(biology) A female member of other large species of mammal, including the bovines, moose, whales, seals, hippos, rhinos, manatees, and elephants.

Cownoun

A woman considered unpleasant in some way, particularly one considered nasty, stupid, fat, lazy, or difficult.

Cownoun

(mining) A chock: a wedge or brake used to stop a machine or car.

Cowverb

To intimidate; to daunt the spirits or courage of.

‘Con artists are not cowed by the law.’;

Cownoun

The mature female of bovine animals.

Cownoun

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

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Cownoun

A chimney cap; a cowl

Cownoun

A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock.

Cowverb

To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe.

‘To vanquish a people already cowed.’; ‘THe French king was cowed.’;

Cownoun

female of domestic cattle:

‘`moo-cow' is a child's term’;

Cownoun

mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

Cownoun

a large unpleasant woman

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Cowverb

subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)

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