Uncowed



verb (used with object)
1.
to frighten with threats, violence, etc.; intimidate; overawe.
noun
1.
the mature female of any species of cattle, esp domesticated cattle
2.
the mature female of various other mammals, such as the elephant, whale, and seal
3.
(not in technical use) any domestic species of cattle
4.
(informal) a disagreeable woman
5.
(Austral & NZ, slang) something objectionable (esp in the phrase a fair cow)
6.
(informal) till the cows come home, for a very long time; effectively for ever
verb
1.
(transitive) to frighten or overawe, as with threats
cow

noun

Milk (1900+)
A woman: The silly cow believed everything she heard (1696+)
A young woman (1930s+ Underworld)

Related Terms

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cellsite on wheels

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.

In addition to the idiom beginning with
cow

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