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cow

noun [C]  us   /kɑʊ/

cow noun [C] (ANIMAL)

the adult female of cattle that is kept on a farm to produce milk or meat A cow is also any of other large female, adult mammals, such as elephants or whales .

cow

verb [T]  us   /kɑʊ/

cow verb [T] (FRIGHTEN)

to frighten or control someone by using threats or violence: The dictator has succeeded in cowing his public opponents into near silence.
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