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 for Cow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cow \Cow\, n.; pl. Cows (kouz); old pl. Kine (k[imac]n).
     [OE. cu, cou, AS. c[=u]; akin to D. koe, G. kuh, OHG. kuo,
     Icel. k[=y]r, Dan. & Sw. ko, L. bos ox, cow, Gr. boy^s, Skr.
     g[=o]. [root]223. Cf. Beef, Bovine, Bucolic, Butter,
     Nylghau.]
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     1. The mature female of bovine animals.
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     2. The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals,
        etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cow \Cow\ (kou), n. [See Cowl a hood.]
     A chimney cap; a cowl
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cow \Cow\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cowed (koud); p. pr. & vb. n.
     Cowing.] [Cf. Icel. kuga, Sw. kufva to check, subdue, Dan.
     kue. Cf. Cuff, v. t.]
     To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to
     overawe.
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           To vanquish a people already cowed.      --Shak.
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           THe French king was cowed.               --J. R. Green.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cow \Cow\, n. [Prob. from same root as cow, v. t.] (Mining)
     A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a
     chock. --Knight.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cow
      n 1: female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
           [syn: cow, moo-cow]
      2: mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'
      3: a large unpleasant woman
      v 1: subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling
           of awe; frighten (as with threats) [syn: overawe, cow]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  131 Moby Thesaurus words for "cow":
     Brahman, Indian buffalo, Partlet, abash, appall, aurochs,
     beat down, beef, beef cattle, beeves, biddy, bison, bitch,
     bludgeon, bluster, bluster out of, bossy, bovine, bovine animal,
     break, brood mare, browbeat, buffalo, bull, bulldoze, bullock,
     bully, bullyrag, calf, carabao, castrate, cattle, clamp down on,
     coerce, compel, critter, dairy cattle, dairy cow, daunt,
     demoralize, despotize, discomfit, disconcert, dismay, doe, dogie,
     domineer, domineer over, dragoon, embarrass, enslave, ewe,
     ewe lamb, faze, filly, grind, grind down, guinea hen, gyp, harass,
     hector, heifer, hen, henpeck, hind, hornless cow, huff, intimidate,
     jenny, keep down, keep under, kine, leppy, lioness, lord it over,
     mare, maverick, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, muley cow,
     muley head, musk-ox, nanny, nanny goat, neat, oppress, overawe,
     overbear, overmaster, override, ox, oxen, peahen, press heavy on,
     rattle, repress, ride over, ride roughshod over, roe, she-bear,
     she-goat, she-lion, slut, sow, steer, stirk, stot, strong-arm,
     subjugate, suppress, systematically terrorize, terrorize, threaten,
     tigress, trample down, trample upon, tread down, tread upon,
     tyrannize, tyrannize over, unman, vixen, walk all over, walk over,
     weigh heavy on, wisent, yak, yearling, zebu
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  COW
         Character Orientated Windows (MS, SAA, UI)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  COW
         Chrome Object Wrapper (Mozilla)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  COW
         Copy On Write
         

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Cow
     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.
     

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  COW. In a penal statute which mentions both cows and beefer's, it was held 
  that by the term cow, must be understood one that had a calf. 2 East, P. C. 
  616; 1 Leach, 105. 
  
  

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