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cowan


cowan


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cowan  \Cow"an\  (kou"an),  n.  [Cf.  OF  couillon  a  coward,  a 
  cullion.] 
  One  who  works  as  a  mason  without  having  served  a  regular 
  apprenticeship.  [Scot.] 
 
  Note:  Among  Freemasons,  it  is  a  cant  term  for  pretender, 
  interloper. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Cowan,  TN  (city,  FIPS  17700) 
  Location:  35.16522  N,  86.01613  W 
  Population  (1990):  1738  (728  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  37318