cowhide

Definitions of cowhide
  1. noun
    the hide of a cow
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    type of:
    fell, hide
    the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  2. noun
    leather made from the hide of a cow
    synonyms: cowskin
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    type of:
    leather
    an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  3. noun
    a heavy flexible whip braided from leather made from the hide of a cow
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    type of:
    whip
    an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  4. verb
    flog with a cowhide
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    type of:
    flog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, welt, whip
    beat severely with a whip or rod
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