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

Derived forms: cowpokes

Type of: ranch hand

Encyclopedia: Cowpoke