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Meaning of COWHIDE

Pronunciation:  'kaw`hId

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a heavy flexible whip made of braided cowhide
  2. [n]  the hide of a cow
  3. [n]  leather made from the hide of a cow
  4. [v]  flog with a cowhide

COWHIDE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cowskin
 See Also: cowhide, cowhide, cowskin, fell, flog, hide, lash, lather, leather, slash, strap, trounce, welt, whip, whip



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cow"hide`\ (-h?d`), n.
    1. The hide of a cow.
    2. Leather made of the hide of a cow.
    3. A coarse whip made of untanned leather.
  2. \Cow"hide`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cowhided}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Cowhiding}.]
    To flog with a cowhide.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: belt, blacksnake, bullwhack, bullwhip, cat, crop, flagellum, horsewhip, knout, kurbash, lash, quirt, rawhide, razor strap, scourge, sjambok, strap, thong, whip, whiplash