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Definition of "cowgirl" [cowgirl]

  • A hired woman, especially in the western United States, who tends cattle and performs many of her duties on horseback. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cowgirl" in a sentence
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