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Noun: cowherd  'kaw,hurd
  1. A hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
    - cowboy, cowpuncher [N. Amer], puncher [N. Amer], cowman, cattleman, cowpoke [N. Amer], cowhand

Derived forms: cowherds

Type of: ranch hand

Encyclopedia: Cowherd