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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cow  \Cow\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cowed}  (koud);;  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cowing}.]  [Cf.  Icel.  kuga,  Sw  kufva  to  check,  subdue,  Dan. 
  kue.  Cf  {Cuff},  v.  t.] 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cow  \Cow\,  n.  [Prob.  from  same  root  as  cow,  v.  t.]  (Mining) 
  A  wedge,  or  brake,  to  check  the  motion  of  a  machine  or  car  a 
  chock.  --Knight. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cow  \Cow\  (kou),  n.  [See  {Cowl}  a  hood.] 
  A  chimney  cap;  a  cowl 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cow  \Cow\,  n.;  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cow 
  n  1:  female  of  domestic  cattle:  "`moo-cow'"  is  a  child's  term" 
  [syn:  {moo-cow}] 
  2:  mature  female  of  mammals  of  which  the  male  is  called  `bull' 
  3:  a  large  unpleasant  woman 
  v  :  subdue,  restrain,  or  overcome  by  affecting  with  a  feeling  of 
  awe  [syn:  {overawe}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Cow 
  A  cow  and  her  calf  were  not  to  be  killed  on  the  same  day  (Lev. 
  22:28;  Ex  23:19;  Deut.  22:6,  7).  The  reason  for  this  enactment 
  is  not  given  A  state  of  great  poverty  is  described  in  the  words 
  of  Isa.  7:21-25,  where  instead  of  possessing  great  resources,  a 
  man  shall  depend  for  the  subsistence  of  himself  and  his  family 
  on  what  a  single  cow  and  two  sheep  could  yield. 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  COW 
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