a hung around a neck to indicate its whereabouts.
the bladder campion.
a bell hung around a cow’s neck so that the cow can be easily located
a metal percussion instrument usually mounted on the bass drum or hand-held and struck with a drumstick
(US) another name for bladder campion
1650s, American English, from cow (n.1) + bell (n.).
[kou-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈkaʊˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun, plural cowberries. 1. the berry or fruit of any of various shrubs, especially Vaccinium vitis-idaea, of the heath family, growing in pastures. 2. any of these shrubs. /ˈkaʊbərɪ; -brɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. a creeping ericaceous evergreen shrub, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, of N temperate and arctic regions, with pink […]
/ˈkaʊˌbaɪnd/ noun 1. any of various bryony plants, esp the white bryony
[kou-boi] /ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ/ noun 1. a man who herds and tends cattle on a ranch, especially in the western U.S., and who traditionally goes about most of his work on horseback. 2. a man who exhibits the skills attributed to such cowboys, especially in rodeos. 3. Chiefly Northeastern U.S. a reckless or speedy automobile driver. 4. […]
[kou-burd] /ˈkaʊˌbɜrd/ noun 1. any of several New World blackbirds of the genus Molothrus, especially M. ater, of North America, that accompany herds of cattle. /ˈkaʊˌbɜːd/ noun 1. any of various American orioles of the genera Molothrus, Tangavius, etc, esp M. ater (common or brown-headed cowbird). They have a dark plumage and short bill