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cowboy

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CIDE DICTIONARY

cowboyn. 
  •  A cattle herder; a drover; specifically, one of an adventurous class of herders and drovers on the plains of the Western and Southwestern United States.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the marauders who, in the Revolutionary War infested the neutral ground between the American and British lines, and committed depredations on the Americans.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cowboy, n.
1 (fem. cowgirl) a person who herds and tends cattle, esp. in the western US.
2 this as a conventional figure in American folklore, esp. in films.
3 colloq. an unscrupulous or reckless person in business, esp. an unqualified one.

THESAURUS

cowboy

broncobuster, buckaroo, caballero, cattleman, cavalier, cavalryman, chevalier, circus rider, cowgirl, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpuncher, drover, equestrian, equestrienne, gaucho, goatherd, gooseboy, gooseherd, herder, herdsman, hogherd, horse soldier, horse wrangler, horseback rider, horsebacker, horseherd, horseman, horsewoman, jockey, knight, mounted policeman, pigman, postboy, postilion, puncher, rider, roughrider, sheepherder, sheepman, shepherd, shepherdess, steeplechaser, swanherd, swineherd, trick rider, vaquero, waddy, wrangler

ROGET THESAURUS

cowboy

Husbandry

N husbandry, taming, circuration, zoohygiantics, domestication, domesticity, manege, veterinary art, farriery, breeding, pisciculture, menagerie, vivarium, zoological garden, bear pit, aviary, apiary, alveary, beehive, hive, aquarium, fishery, duck pond, fish pond, phthisozoics, euthanasia, sacrifice, humane destruction, neatherd, cowherd, shepherd, grazier, drover, cowkeeper, trainer, breeder, apiarian, apiarist, bull whacker, cowboy, cow puncher, farrier, horse leech, horse doctor, vaquero, veterinarian, vet, veterinary surgeon, cage, hencoop, bird cage, cauf, range, sheepfold, pastoral, bucolic, tame, domestic.


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