Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The hide of a cow.
  • n. The leather made from this hide.
  • n. A strong heavy flexible whip, usually made of braided leather.
  • transitive v. To beat with a strong heavy flexible whip.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hide of a cow.
  • n. Any quantity of hides of cows.
  • n. Leather made from the hide of cows.
  • v. To flog with a cowhide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hide of a cow.
  • n. Leather made of the hide of a cow.
  • n. A coarse whip made of untanned leather.
  • transitive v. To flog with a cowhide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The skin of a cow prepared for tanning, or the thick coarse leather made from it.
  • n. In the United States, a stout flexible whip made of braided leather or of rawhide.
  • Made of the leather called cowhide: as, heavy cowhide boots.
  • To beat or whip with a cowhide.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. leather made from the hide of a cow
  • n. a heavy flexible whip braided from leather made from the hide of a cow
  • n. the hide of a cow
  • v. flog with a cowhide

Etymologies

cow +‎ hide (Wiktionary)

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