Reverse Dictionary: COW – CQ


COW, COW DUNG – ADJECTIVES (also see CATTLE)
– having a mottled, pied, or blotchy face BROCKLE-FACED 1749 Amer. dial.
– having a mottled, pied, or blotchy face BROCKY-FACED 1941 Amer. dial.
– having a stripe down the back LINE-BACK 1856 Amer. dial.
– having a stripe down the back LINE-BACKED 1841 Amer. dial.
– having a white stripe running down the face BLAZED 1954 Amer. dial.
– having a white stripe running down the face BLAZE-FACED 1870 Amer. dial.
– having a white tip to its tail TAGGIE;  TEAGIE 1825 Sc.
– having short horns SCADDLE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– having striped sides VANDIT 1929 Sc.
– in heat RACING 1907 Amer. dial.
– lively, unmanageable, apt to break bounds, as a cow RANGY Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– pregnant SETTLED 1968 Amer. dial.
– rough, dangerous, bad-tempered RAUNCHY 1966 Amer. dial.
– vicious, unmanageable, wild LADINO 1892 Amer. dial.
 
COW etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– a call to cows HAP! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a call to cows WHOPE! 1966 Amer. dial.
– a call to cows; come! CHAY! 1949 Amer. dial.
– a call to cows; come!; CAW! 1966 Amer. dial.
– a call to cows to come in for milking PRUG PRUG! 20C Irish sl.
– a call to cows to come in from the pasture WHOOEY! 1951 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture HOOEE! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture HOO-HOO! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture HOOKEY! 1968 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture HOOKIE! 1949 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture HOO SOOK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WHOO! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WHOO COW! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WHOOKIE! 1949 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WHOOP! 1961 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WHOO SOOK! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WOO! 1949 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WOO-HOO! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WOOK! 1968 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WOOK-COW! 1968 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WOOKEY! 1968 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WOOKIE! 1967 Amer. dial.
– a call to get the cows in from the pasture WOO-OO! 1965 Amer. dial.
– a call to quiet a cow TCHEY! 1890 Ireland
– a command to a cow, go, go on! WHAY! 1854 Amer. dial.
– a command to a cow to stand still when she is being milked SAW! 1906 Amer. dial.
– a command to cows: stand still! BAIL UP! Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 
COW etc. – NOUNS
– a black Angus or Friesian cow BLACKAMOOR 1956 NZ sl.
– a bony, decrepit cow SKATE 1890 Amer. dial.
– a bony or poor-looking cow BONAPARTE 1967 Amer. jocular usage
– a bony or poor-looking cow BONE HEAP 1968 Amer. dial.
– a bony or poor-looking cow HEAP OF BONES 1968 Amer. dial.
– a Brahman cow JACK 1950 Amer. dial.
– a brindled cow BRAWNY Bk1911 Sc.
– a brindled cow BRANDIE Bk1911 Sc.
– a brindled cow BRANNIE Bk1911 Sc.
– a cow AMOO 1881 Eng. dial., juvenile usage
– a cow BOO-LADY Bk1911 Sc.
– a cow CRITTER 1815 US sl.
– a cow HAY BALER 1950 Amer. dial.
– a cow MILK Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a cow MOLLY 1968 Amer. dial.
– a cow MOO E19 UK juvenile sl.
– a cow MOO-COW E19 UK juvenile sl.
– a cow MOO-MOO E19 UK juvenile sl.
– a cow MOWER c1670 cant
– a cow a year old ION Bk1902 Sc.
– a cow, esp. a weak one NELLIE 1935 Amer. dial.
– a cow giving milk TIDY COW 1493 Sc. obs.
– a cow having a mottled, pied, or blotchy face BROCKLE FACE 1665 Amer. dial.
– a cow having a stripe down the back LINE BACK 1893 Amer. dial.
– a cow having a white face, or a white mark on the face BALDY 1894 Amer. dial.
– a cow having a white face, or a white mark on the face BALLY 1941 Amer. dial.
– a cow having a white face, or a white mark on the face BAWSIE;  BAWSY Bk1911 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– a cow having a white spot or streak on the face BLAZE-FACE 1787 Amer. dial.
– a cow having a white strip or patch on the face BASSIE Bk1898 Sc.
– a cow-house VACCARY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a cow or bullock fed for the butcher BEEFER 1809 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a cow or calf BESS 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cow or calf BESSIE 1942 Amer. dial.
– a cow or calf BETSY 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cow or calf BOSS 1966 Amer. dial.
– a cow or calf BOSSIE;  BOSSY 1863 Amer. dial.
– a cow or other domestic animal that is unable to stand up, esp. due to illness or injury DOWNER 1886 colloq., orig. US
– a cow or steer less than one year old SCAB 1907 Amer. dial.
– a cow pasture VACCARY 1613 Eng. dial. obs.
– a cow-pie; a dropping of cow dung PASTY 1972 Amer. dial.
– a cow, properly one with a white face; an affectionate name for a favourite cow HAWKEY;  HAWKIE;  HAWKY 1724 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a cow’s backside POLEY 2000 Amer. dial.
– a cow’s teat SCARTER Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.
– a cow that cannot be held in a fence FENCE CRAWLER 1936 Amer. dial.
– a cow that has had her horns cut off BUTTON-HEAD 1968 Amer. dial.
– a cow that has never had horns BUM-HEAD 1966 Amer. dial.
– a cow that has never had horns NODDLE-HEAD 1970 Amer. dial.
– a cow that has never had horns NO-HORN 1968 Amer. dial.
– a cow, the back of which is of a different colour from the lower part of the body and flanks BAGA 1908 Sc.
– a cow with a bad temper HELLCAT 1968 Amer. dial.
– a cow with a bad temper MOONIE 1968 Amer. dial.
– a cow with a bad temper OLD HELLION 1966 Amer. dial.
 a dead cow BLOATER 2000 NZ sl.
– a fattened cow or bull ready for market FAT 1888 Aust. sl.
– a female cow MAUD 1935 Amer. dial.
– a hornless cow BUFFALO 1804 Amer. dial.
– a hornless cow BUNTER 1852 Amer. dial.
– a hornless cow BUTTHEAD 1908 Amer. dial.
– a hornless cow MAILIE 1881 Eng. dial.
– a hornless cow MOLLY COW 1968 Amer. dial.
– a kicking cow RATTLE-CAN B1900 Eng. dial.
– a kicking cow TATTER-CAN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a lean cow HAKE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a milking cow NELLIE 1968 Amer. dial.
– a naturally hornless cow BALD 1969 Amer. dial.
– a naturally hornless cow BALDFACE 1969 Amer. dial.
– a naturally hornless cow BALDHEAD 1969 Amer. dial.
– an old cow CAG Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– an old cow SKIN 1937 Amer. dial.
– an old cow YAD 1863 Sc.
– an old or weak cow SHELL 1935 Amer. dial.
– an old, thin cow HATRACK 1935 Amer. dial.
– a nondescript, inferior cow TARANAKI COW 1940s NZ sl.
– a pet name for a cow MAILLIE 1814 Sc. & Ireland 
– a pet name for a cow or calf MOGGY c1825 Eng. dial.
– a pet name given to a cow having a white tip to its tail TAGGIE 1761 Sc.
– a scrawny or otherwise undesirable cow or calf YELLOWHAMMER 1922 Amer. dial.
– a striped cow GAIRIE;  GAIRY 1751 Sc. obs.
– a term of mock dignity for a cow LADY-COW 1649 nonce use
– a thin or bony cow RAG-A-BONES 1965 Amer. dial.
– a thin or poor-looking cow CHICKEN FEEDER 1970 Amer. dial.
– a thin, bony, or poor-looking cow HAY-BURNER 1965 Amer. dial.
– a thin, bony, or poor-looking cow PINEY-WOODS SCRUB 1966 Amer. dial.
– a thin, bony, or poor looking cow RINER 1967 Amer. dial.
– a thin, bony, or poor looking cow RINEY 1967 Amer. dial.
– a thin, bony, or poor-looking cow SKINNER 1968 Amer. dial.
– a thin, gaunt cow HAYRACK 1967 Amer. dial.
– a vicious cow BESOM Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– cow dung COW-CAKE 19C Eng. dial.
– cow dung COW-CLAP 19C Eng. dial.
– cow dung COW-CLOD 20C US colloq.
– cow dung COW-DAB 19C Amer. dial.
– cow dung COW-FLOP 19C Eng. dial.
– cow dung COW-PAT 19C Eng. dial.
– cow dung COW-PIE 20C US colloq.
– cow dung COW-PUCKY 20C colloq.
– cow dung MERF c2000 UK playground sl.
– cow dung SCARN 1781 Eng. dial.
– cow dung TANTADLIN-TART Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– cow dung; a mass of cow dung COW-PLAT L16 Eng, dial.
– cow dung; a mass of cow dung COW-SHARD L16 Eng, dial.
– cow dung; a mass of cow dung COW-SHARN L16 Eng, dial.
– cow dung; a mass of cow dung COW-SHERN L16 Eng, dial.
– cow dung, esp. fresh cow dung COWSLIP 20C US colloq.
– cows QUEY-LAIKENS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– cows’ urine YADDLE 1846 Eng. dial.
– dried cow-dung, formerly collected for fuel PAD Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– milking of cows VACCIMULGENCE 1796
– one of the four teats of a cow QUARTER 1818 Eng. dial.
– the cry of a cow or calf BLAT 1850 Amer. dial.
– the cry of a cow or calf BLATE 1949 Amer. dial.
– the first milk give by a cow after calving BEASLINGS 1723 Amer. dial.
– the flesh under a cow’s neck FLOBBER 19C Eng. dial.
– the killing of a cow VACCICIDE 1900
– the leader of a herd of cows MASTER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– the quantity of milk given by a cow at one milking MEALTIDE 1633 obs. exc. Sc.
– the stomach of a cow JADIN Bk1902 Sc.
– the teats of a cow DIDDS Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– the udder of a cow BREAST 1965 Amer. dial.
– the udder of a cow CHAMBER 1969 Amer. dial.
– the udder of a cow ITHER 1881 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– the udder of a cow LURE 1560 obs. exc. Sc.
– the udder of a cow MILK SACK 1965 Amer. dial.
– the udder of a cow POKE 1968 Amer. dial.
– the udder of a cow SACK 1903 Amer. dial.
– the udder of a cow YEWER 1790 Eng. dial.
– the womb of a cow CALF-LYE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– the womb of a cow; the placenta of a cow CALF-BED Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 
COW etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a cow-catcher or cattle-pounder; hence, generally, a bailiff; a cow-stealer CACHEKOW 1513 Sc. obs.
– a cow-doctor BEAST-LEECH Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a cow-man SCARNY 1848 Eng. dial.
 
COW etc. – VERBS
– to become pregnant SETTLE 1962 Amer. dial.
– to give milk YIELD Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to low discontentedly OOMBLE 1932 Sc.
– to low or bleat BLARE 1939 Amer. dial.
– to make a low, crooning sound over their new-dropped young MEWTLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to make the cry of a cow or calf BLAT 1850 Amer. dial.
– to make the cry of a cow or calf BLATE 1949 Amer. dial.
– to milk a cow MILK THE OLD HAT RACK 1965 Amer. dial.
– to milk a cow PAIL 1892 Amer. dial.
– to milk a cow PLAY THE PIANO 1968 Amer. dial.
– to milk a cow SQUEEZE THE HAYBALERS 1950 Amer. dial.
– to milk a cow TIT 1916 Amer. dial.
– to milk a cow; to do the milking SAP 1965 Amer. dial.
– to utter loud noises, usually of distress; to low BAWL 1868 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– to void ordure OCKY B1900 Eng. dial.


COWARD, COWARDICE, COWARDLY – ADJECTIVES
 cowardly CHICKEN-HEARTED 1629
– cowardly CHICKEN-LIVERED 1804
– cowardly COLD-FOOTED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly COPPER-HEARTED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly COW-HEARTED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly GIZZARDLESS Bk1942 Amer. sl. 
– cowardly GRITLESS Bk1942 Amer. sl. 
– cowardly LILY-LIVERED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly MILKY 1936 sl.
– cowardly RABBIT-HEARTED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly SHITEING 1930s sl.
– cowardly SHITTING 1930s sl.
– cowardly SOFT Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly SPUNKLESS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly STREAKED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly STREAKY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly WHEY-BLOODED 1675 obs.
– cowardly WITH A YELLOW STREAK DOWN ONE’S BACK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly WITH A YELLOW STREAK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly YELLOW 1856 sl., orig. US
– cowardly YELLOW-BELLIED 1924 sl., orig. US
– cowardly YELLOW-LIVERED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly YELLOW-STREAKED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– cowardly, afraid CHICKEN 1933 orig. US
– cowardly, afraid, fearful, timid SCAREDY 1955 Amer. dial.
– cowardly, afraid, fearful, timid, nervous FUNKY 1837 sl.
– cowardly, characterized by mean shrinking from danger; showing base cowardice DASTARD c1489
– cowardly, chicken-hearted, faint-hearted, timid PIPPIN-HEARTED 1809
– cowardly, chicken-hearted, timid HEN-HEARTED a1529 rare
– cowardly, craven RECRAYED a1330 obs.
– cowardly, dastardly FASERT;  FAZART 1508 obs.
– cowardly, easily frightened, fearful, afraid, timid SCARY 1800 Amer. dial.
– cowardly; effeminate POOSHEY;  POOSHIE;  POOSHY;  PUSHIE 1960s Ulster sl.
– cowardly, effeminate, timorous, spiritless MEACOCK 1587 obs.
– cowardly, faint-hearted KICKEN-HEARTED 1808 Sc.
– cowardly, faint-hearted, lacking in courage and strength of mind; PUSILLANIMOUS 1586
– cowardly, faint-hearted, lacking in courage, spirit, or fight DUNGHILL 1775 obs.
– cowardly, faint-hearted, timid CAFFY Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– cowardly, faint-hearted, timid WHITE-HEARTED 1598
– cowardly, faint-hearted, timid; of a worthless, mean disposition CAFF-HEARTED Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– cowardly, faint-hearted, timid; of a worthless, mean disposition CAFT 1830 Eng. dial.
– cowardly, faint-hearted; timid; spiritless FAINT-HEART 1590
– cowardly, faint-hearted, timid, spiritless FAINTLING 1712 obs.
– cowardly, fearful CHICKEN-SHIT 1945 sl., orig. US
– cowardly, feeble, lacking determination GUTLESS 1900 US sl.
– cowardly, foolish CHOOKEE 1983 Amer. dial.
– cowardly, gutless; lacking courage or nerve BALL-LESS 1958 US sl.
– cowardly, lacking courage FACELESS 1596 obs.
– cowardly, mean LIVER-FACED 1834
– cowardly, mean, shirking PIKER 1901 sl.
– cowardly, meek, timid MILQUETOASTY 1965 Amer. dial.
– cowardly, nervous LOW-SPIRITED 1548 rare
– cowardly, pert. to a person who gives up without a fight CRAVEN a1400
– cowardly, scared, tense; nervous; ill at ease NERVY 1891 sl.
– cowardly, spiritless, base, menial, mean, wretched HILDING 1581 arch.
– cowardly, timid CALF-HEARTED 1889 Eng. dial.
– cowardly; timid; faint-hearted COWARDOUS 1480 obs.
– cowardly, timid, faint-hearted MILK-LIVERED 1605
– cowardly, timid; frightened CANDY-ASS Bk2006 US sl.
– cowardly, timid; frightened CANDY-ASSED Bk2006 US sl.
– cowardly, timid; frightened FEATHER-LEGGED 1934 Amer. dial.
– cowardly, unmanly BEASTLY 1584 obs.
– cowardly, unwarlike IMBELLIOUS 1602 obs.
– cowardly, useless, second-rate FAGGOTY 1960s sl.
– cowardly, vile, wicked, mean, base; despicable CAITIFF a1300
– cowardly, wanting in courage, spiritless FAINT a1300 obs. or arch.
– cowardly, wanting in courage, timid; faint-hearted; poor-spirited NESH 1382 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– cowardly, wanting in spirit or courage; fearful, timid PALE-HEARTED 1605
– cowardly, weak, base NIDDERING 1848
– cowardly, weak, contemptible FAGGOT-ASS 2000s African-American sl.
– cowardly, weak, effeminate, timid, passive WUSSY 1970s sl.
– cowardly, yellow-bellied YELLOW-WYMED 1824 Sc.
– rendered cowardly or timid FAINTED c1500 obs.
– showing despicable cowardice DASTARDLY 1576
– very cowardly YELLOW AS BABY SHIT 1974 US sl.
 
COWARD etc. – ADVERBS
– cowardly FAT AROUND THE HEART 1935 Amer. dial.
– in a cowardly manner DASTARDLY 1552 obs.
– like a coward; in a spiritless manner; timidly FAINTLY 1297 obs.
 
COWARD etc. – NOUNS
– a cowardly, soft heart HAGGIS-HEART 1812 Sc.
– a showing cowardice, fear, or nervousness; a backing out of or evading something due to nerves, cowardice, etc. FUNKING 1823 colloq.
– a state of cowardice, terror, fear FUNK 1743 orig. Oxford University usage
– base cowardice, dastardliness DASTARDNESS 1519 obs.
– base or mean cowardice DASTARDY 1588 arch.
– cowardice LASHNESS c1477 obs.
 cowardice LOW-SPIRITEDNESS 1641 rare
– cowardice MANLESSNESS 1667 obs.
– cowardice MUTTON 1960s US sl.
– cowardice UMBRELLA 1930s sl.
– cowardice; a disposition to retreat from an opponent BACK-OUT 1828 Amer. dial.
– cowardice and fear, or fear of same TRENCH HORRORS 20C Amer. sl., World War I usage
– cowardice; conduct resembling that of the buzzard BUZZARDISM 1659
– cowardice; excessive timidity YELLOW STREAK 1896 sl.
– cowardice, feeble courage, faintness of heart, pusillanimity MICROPSYCHY 1651 obs.
– cowardice; lack of courage NESHNESS c897 obs.
– cowardice; want of energy; feebleness, weakness of body or mind FAINTISE 1297 obs.
– mean or base cowardice DASTARDICE 1603 obs.
– mean or base cowardliness DASTARDLINESS 1561
 
COWARD etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a base coward or wretch NIDDERING 1596
– a contemptible coward DASTARDLING 1800 nonce word
– a coward ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE M19 sl.
– a coward BABY Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– a coward BOG-SCLENT Bk1911 Sc.
– a coward CABBAGE-GARDEN PATRIOT 1848 colloq., political usage
– a coward CAFF Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a coward CALF-HEART Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a coward DAWKIN 19C Eng. dial.
– a coward GALLINA Bk2002 prison sl., Hispanic
– a coward HAG Bk1997 Ulster sl.
– a coward HIGO Bk1997 Irish sl.
– a coward KECKEN 1923 Sc.
– a coward POOSHEY;  POOSHIE;  POOSHY 1960s Ulster sl.
– a coward SCARDY Bk1904 Eng. dial., juvenile usage
– a coward SHY-COCK L18 Brit. sl.
– a coward SOOK 1933 Aust. & NZ sl.
– a coward SQUIB 1945 Aust. sl.
– a coward WINDY 20C Amer. sl., World War I usage
– a coward YELLOW BACK 1922 US sl.
– a coward YELLOW-BELLY 1927 colloq., orig. US
– a coward YELLOW-BELLY BIRD 1960 Trinidad and Tobago 
– a coward YELLOW GUTS 1979 US sl.
– a coward YELLOW HEEL 1949 US sl.
– a coward YELLOWHAMMER 1913-1914 US sl.
– a coward CHICKEN 1936 sl.
– a coward CHICKEN-HEART 1602
– a coward CHICKEN-LIVER 1930 colloq.
– a coward CHICKEN-SHIT 1947 sl., orig. US
– a coward CRAVEN 1581
– a coward DAFFHEAD Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– a coward DOMINICKER 20C W. Indies
– a coward DOMMERNECKER 20C W. Indies
– a coward MOUSE-KILLER 1607 obs., derogatory
– a coward MOUSE’S HEART a1425 obs.
– a coward NIDGING B1900
– a coward NIGGET B1900 obs.
– a coward PALK Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a coward POSSUM GUTS Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– a coward PUSHIE 1960s Ulster sl.
– a coward, a dastard FAIZARD;  FASERT;  FAZART 1597 Sc. obs.
– a coward, a low fellow GARLIC-EATER a1616
– a coward, a man without mettle GARRON 1840 Sc.
– a coward; a milksop MUDGER E19 Brit. sl.
– a coward, an awkward, unskilful fellow DUFFER Bk1890 sl.
– a coward; an effeminate boy or man, esp. a homosexual SISSY 1879 US sl.
– a coward; an extremely shy or introverted person; a weakling MOUSE 1839
– a coward, an unenterprising person DAG 1950s Aust. & NZ sl.
 a coward; a person in bright or showy clothes AFRIC BIRD 1623 obs.
– a coward; a person wanting in courage QUACK-BREECH c1590 obs.
– a coward; a person wanting in courage QUACK-BUTTOCK a1616 obs.
– a coward; a person wanting in courage QUAKE-BUTTOCK a1616 obs.
– a coward; a person wanting in courage QUAKE BREACH;  QUAKE-BREECH c1590 obs.
– a coward; a person who befouls his breeches SKITTERBROOK 1632 obs. rare
– a coward, a person who has a faint heart FAINT-HEART 1870
– a coward, a person who has the heart of a hen; a chicken-heart HEN-HEART c1440
– a coward; a person without courage or fortitude YELLOW BASTARD 1979 sl.
– a coward; a person without courage or fortitude YELLOW CUR 1979 sl.
– a coward; a person without courage or fortitude YELLOW DOG 1979 sl.
– a coward; a person without courage or fortitude YELLOW PUP 1979 sl.
– a coward, a poltroon BANGBROEK Bk1913 S. Afr.
– a coward; a ragged, unkempt, or grotesquely-dressed person TATTIE-BOGLE 1972 Sc.
– a coward, a simpleton, a fool DAFF;  DAFFE c1325 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– a coward; a sissy WILLY-BOY 1914 Amer. sl.
– a coward; a sneak BOUCH Bk1911 Sc.
– a coward; a soft fellow; a dupe SACKIE;  SACKY;  ZACKY Bk1904 Eng. dial. 
– a coward, a soft-heart, a poltroon PUDDING-HEART 1834
– a coward, a spiritless or timorous fellow; a weakling MEACOCK 1526 obs.
– a coward, a spiritless person CALDERA 20C Ireland
– a coward; a timid and helpless person CANDY-ASS M20 US sl.
– a coward, a timid creature CHICKIE 17C sl.
– a coward; a timid person RABBIT FOOT 1925 African-American sl.
– a coward, a totally insipid and spineless person GUTLESS WONDER 1937 Amer. sl.
– a coward; a villain, a scoundrel; a vile or contemptible person VILIACO 1599 obs.
– a coward, a weakling BISCUIT 1998 euphemism for ‘bitch’
– a coward, a weakling CANARY KID 1940 US criminals’ sl.
– a coward, a weakling FAIZART;  FAZARD 1721 Sc.
– a coward, a weakling GIMP 1979 sl., orig. US college usage
– a coward, a weakling PAPBROEK 1930s S. Afr. sl.
– a coward, a weakling, a shirker FUNKER 1826
– a coward, a weak-willed person who is frequently exploited or dominated by others DISHRAG 1976 US sl.
– a coward, esp. if boastful ACRES 1755 colloq. obs.
– a coward; one easily defeated; a gullible person; a dupe GLASS JAW 1927 US college sl.
– a coward; someone who is as timid as a rabbit RABBIT 1896 sl.
– a coward, someone who loses nerve BOTTLE MERCHANT 2000 UK sl.
– a cowardly and weak person WOOFIE Bk2006 Amer. teen & high school sl.
– a cowardly, creeping scoundrel; a paltry fellow; a sneak SNEAKSBY 1580 rare
– a cowardly, effeminate, or weak fellow FAGGOT 1914 Amer. sl.
– a cowardly fellow MIDDEN-DAUP Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a cowardly, hen-hearted, or timorous person of either sex HEN 1632
– a cowardly, hulking fellow FAAP 1907 Sc.
– a cowardly, indecisive person FAD 1877 Eng. dial.
– a cowardly, lazy person; a sluggard; a rascal KAYNARD 1782 obs.
– a cowardly man MEATER L19 Brit. sl., chiefly Cockneys’ usage
– a cowardly man WOMAN-JESSIE 1934 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly man YATTY 2003 Black British sl.
– a cowardly man; a weak or effeminate fellow LADYFINGER 1942 US sl.
– a cowardly, mean, base fellow; a wretch HILDING 1601 arch.
– a cowardly, mean, base, or despicable fellow CAITIFF 1250 arch.
– a cowardly, mean fellow YELDEN;  YELDING 1853 Eng. dial.
– a cowardly, nervous, or timid person FUNKSTICK 1860 rare
– a cowardly, nervous, or timorous person FUNK 1808 colloq.
– a cowardly or contemptible person DUNGHILL CRAVEN 1587 obs.
– a cowardly or disloyal person RECREANT c1425 arch.
– a cowardly or effeminate man JESSIE 1923 colloq.
– a cowardly or effeminate person CANDY BOY 1901 US sl.
– a cowardly or effeminate person CANDY COCK 1925 US sl.
– a cowardly or effeminate person CANDY KID 1905 US sl.
– a cowardly or fearful person COWARDLY CUSTARD a1800
– a cowardly or fearful person CUSTARD 1598
– a cowardly or stingy person; a shirker PIKER 1859 colloq., orig. US, derogatory
– a cowardly or stupid person TATTIE BOODIE 1972 Sc.
– a cowardly or timid person CALF 1967 Amer. sl.
– a cowardly or timid person FRAIDYBUG 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or timid person; a person who loses his or her nerve BOTTLER 1994 UK sl.
– a cowardly or timorous person COISTRIL 1570 arch.
– a cowardly or timorous person CUSTREL 1570 arch.
– a cowardly or timorous person GETLING 1887 Sc. obs.
– a cowardly or very timid person COWARDY-CAT 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person FRAID-CAT c1910 sl.
– a cowardly or very timid person FRAIDY-CAT c1910 sl.
– a cowardly or very timid person GO-EASY 1970 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person SCARE-CAT 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person SCARED-CAT 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person SCAREDY-CAT 1930 colloq.
– a cowardly or very timid person SCARY-CAT 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person; a meek, easily intimidated person CASPAR MILQUETOAST 1947 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person; a meek, easily intimidated person MILIQUANT TOAST 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person; a meek, easily intimidated person MILKY-TOAST 1965 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or very timid person; a meek, easily intimidated person MILQUETOAST 1938 Amer. dial.
– a cowardly or weak person A FACE OF STRAW a1734
– a cowardly or weak person PUFF Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– a cowardly or worthless fellow PALLAWA 1825 Sc.
– a cowardly person BALL-LESS WONDER 1958 US sl.
– a cowardly person; a person lacking in courage, spirit, or fight DUNGHILL 1761 N. Ireland
– a cowardly person; a timid, weak, or effeminate boy or man; a sissy PANTYWAIST 1936 US sl.
– a cowardly, sheepish person HAMMIE;  HAMMY 1870 Eng. dial.
– a cowardly, skulking fellow; one with a downcast or dogged look SCOUK 1882 Sc.
– a cowardly, skulking fellow; a sneak SKOOK 1882 Sc.
– a cowardly, soft fellow CACKTY Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a cowardly, soft person HAGGIS-HEART 1812 Sc.
 a cowardly soldier, or someone too cowardly to become a soldier COLD-FOOTER 1916 Aust.
– a cowardly, spiritless, heavy, or stupid fellow DRUGGLE 1611 obs.
– a cowardly, surly, ill-bred, or low fellow CUR 1600
– a cowardly, treacherous, or despicable person DINGO 1869 Aust. sl.
– a cowardly, weak person CASPAR 1930s sl.
– a cowardly, weak person CASPER MILKTOAST;  CASPER MILQUETOAST 1930s sl.
– a cowardly, weak person MR. MILQUETOAST
– a cowardly, weak, or timid man GRANDMA 1940 Amer. dial., derogatory
– a cowardly, weak, or timid man GRANDMOTHER 1940 Amer. dial., derogatory
– a cowardly, weak, timid, or oversensitive man; an ineffectual person; an effeminate male BIG GIRL’S BLOUSE 1969 UK sl.
– a man too cowardly to attempt to get what he wants WILL-IF-I-DARE 1901 Eng. dial.
– a mean, base, or despicable coward; one who does malicious acts in a cowardly, skulking way, so as not to expose himself to risk DASTARD 1526
– a person who is cowardly, faint-hearted, timid, or spiritless FAINTLING 1614 obs.
– a tyrannical coward who makes himself a terror to the weak BULLY 1688
– a vapouring, swaggering coward HECTOR Bk1737
 
COWARD etc. – VERBS
– to act as a coward; to run away PLAY THE TINKLER 1893 Sc.
– to act in a coward mannerly; to flinch or shrink through fear; to worry FUNK (ON) E18 sl.
– to act in a cowardly or otherwise distasteful manner (orig. US) CHICKENSHIT 1960s sl., orig. US
– to act like a coward HAVE ONE’S HEART IN A NUTSHELL Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to back out in a cowardly manner FUNK OUT Bk1905 Amer.
– to be a coward HAVE CRAP IN ONE’S BLOOD 1956 US sl.
– to be cowardly HAVE THE BALLS OF A BUTTERFLY 1971 US sl.
 to be cowardly HAVE THE BALLS OF A HUMMINGBIRD 1970 US sl.
– to be cowardly; to hesitate or hold back; to be reluctant or tardy HANG AN ARSE 1596
– to behave in a cowardly manner; to shirk one’s duty FLINK 1887 Amer. dial.
– to behave in a cowardly or treacherous manner DINGO 1935 Aust.
– to behave in a cowardly way PUT ON A DINGO ACT Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– to behave in a cowardly way; to show the white flag or feather RAG OUT c1880 sl.
– to dare someone to prove he is not a coward CHICKEN ONE OUT 1965 Amer. dial.
 to perceive signs of cowardice FIND A WHITE FEATHER IN ONE’S TAIL 1825
– to purge oneself of cowardice WASH THE MILK OFF ONE’S LIVER 1732 obs.
– to render cowardly; to intimidate, to cow, to make faint-hearted ACCOWARD 1530 obs.
– to render cowardly; to intimidate, to cow, to make faint-hearted ACCOWARDIZE 1480 obs.
– to turn coward or become frightened TURN CHARLIE c1880 sl.
– to turn coward, to lose courage, to be daunted CAFF 1841 Eng. dial.


COWBOY – NOUNS
– a cowboy film, story, or song OATER 1946 US sl.
– a cowboy film, usually made in Europe by Italian directors SPAG;  SPAGHETTI WESTERN 1970s sl., orig. US
– a cowboy movie; a western OATEATER 1950s US sl.
– a cowboy movie; a western OAT OPERA 1950s US sl.
 
COWBOY – NOUNS, PERSON
– a cowboy BARNEY MAN Bk1971 California
– a cowboy BUCKET MAN 1897 Amer. dial., derogatory
– a cowboy BULLPUNCHER 1874 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy COW KICKER 1986 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy COW PUNCHER Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy HEIFER-PRODDER 1941 US Western jocular usage
– a cowboy LEATHER-POUNDER 1936 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy PANIOLA 1938 Hawaii
– a cowboy PANIOLO 1892 Hawaii
– a cowboy POKE 1928 Amer. sl.
– a cowboy PORK-AND-BEANER 1920s US sl.
– a cowboy PUNCHER Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– a cowboy RANNY 1907 Amer. dial., sometimes derogatory
 a cowboy RANNYCAVOO 1942 Amer. dial., sometimes derogatory
– a cowboy SAINT Bk1936 US cowboy usage
– a cowboy SCREW 1920 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy WEED-BENDER 1945 US railroaders’ usage
– a cowboy; a bronco-buster FLASH-RIDER Bk1893 Amer. sl.
– a cowboy addicted to gambling around the campfire on a saddle blanket; a small-time gambler; one who played for small stakes SADDLE-BLANKET GAMBLER Bk1945 US Western sl.
– a cowboy; a driver of cattle BULL-WHACKER 1859 US
– a cowboy; a man employed in riding horseback SADDLE WARMER Bk1936 US Western sl.
– a cowboy; a man or boy engaged in tending a herd of cattle HERD-BOY 1878
– a cowboy; an experienced cowhand RANAHAN 1936 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who chases cattle in a vehicle instead of on a horse BALL-BEARING COWBOY 1980 Aust. sl.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BACCARO;  BACQUERO 1847 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BAKHARA 1827 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BAQUERO 1922 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCCAHRO 1873 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCCAROO 1925 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCHARO 1861 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCKAREE 1919 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCKAROO;  BUCKAYRO 1829 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCKER 1889 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCKEROO 1907 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUCKHARA 1829 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person who herds cattle or breaks wild horses BUKKARER 1862 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy; a person working for an outfit that ranged pretty well up in the sticks HILL-BILLY COWBOY Bk1936 US cowboy usage
– a cowboy; a ranch hand COW-WADDY 1928 Amer. Western sl.
– a cowboy; a Texan BEEFHEAD 1866 US sl.
– a cowboy, because it is common practice for him to rest by squatting upon his heels HEEL SQUATTER Bk1945 US Western sl.
 a cowboy, esp. an experienced one RAWHIDE 1936 Amer. dial., sometimes derogatory
– a cowboy, esp. a temporary cowhand WADDIE 1897 US sl.
– a cowboy, esp. one who works in the brush BRUSHPOPPER 1925 US West. sl.
– a cowboy expert at his work DABSTER HAND 1968 Amer. Western sl.
– a cowboy of the romanticized kind typically depicted in films MOVIE COWBOY 1913
– a cowboy of the South American pampas GAUCHO 1824
– a cowboy, or a would-be cowboy KICKER 1986 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy or cowherd; a herdsman or cattle-driver; a cattle-tender VAQUERO 1837 Spanish-American
– a cowboy or herdsman VACHER Bk1889 Amer.
– a cowboy or ranch hand; one who tames wild horses; a bronco-buster PEELER 1894 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy or would-be cowboy SHIT-KICKER 1964 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy stationed at the corral gate for any purpose GATE HORSE Bk1945 US Western sl.
– a cowboy; used derisively HAYSHAKER 1945 Amer. railroad usage
– a cowboy who did not do his work well BIG SCISSOR-BILL Bk1936 US cowboy sl.
– a cowboy who fed cattle in the winter by throwing hay from the ‘stacks’ HAY-SHOVELER Bk1934 US cowboy usage
– a cowboy who roamed over a territory containing ‘bog-holes’ or ‘pot-holes’ and pull mired cattle from them  POT-HOLE RIDER Bk1936 US cowboy usage
– a cowboy whose duty was to assist the ‘buster’ to break a horse; his duty, esp. when the horse is broken outside the corral, is to keep the animal turned so that his bucking will not take him too far away HAZER Bk1936 US cowboy usage
– a cowboy who spends most of his time showing off, watching his shadow SHADOW RIDER 1936 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy who works in brush country BRUSH BUSTER 1961 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy who works in brush country BRUSH HAND 1929 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy who works in brush country BRUSH THUMPER 1961 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy who works in brush country BRUSH WHACKER 1961 Amer. dial.
– a cowboy who works in brush country LIMB-SKINNER 1936 US Western sl.
– a fake cowboy BABY CROCKETT 1970s homosexual sl.
– a greenhorn cowboy ARBUCKLE 1933 Amer. dial.
– an aged cowboy MOSS HORN 1880 US Western sl.
– an aged cowboy MOSSY HORN 1880 US Western sl.
– an experienced cowboy LONGHORN 1903 US Western sl.
– an out-of-work cowboy who drifts from ranch to ranch subsisting on free meals SADDLE BUM 1921 Amer. dial.
– an out-of-work cowboy who drifts from ranch to ranch subsisting on free meals SADDLE STIFF 1921 Amer. dial.
– an out-of-work cowboy who drifts from ranch to ranch subsisting on free meals SADDLE TRAMP 1921 Amer. dial.
– a real roughened cowboy of many trail accomplishments LEATHER-NECK 1966 Amer. dial.
– a show-off cowboy of the Buffalo Bill show type BILL-SHOW COWBOY 1944 Amer. West. sl.
– a would-be cowboy MAIL-ORDER COWBOY 1926 Amer. dial.
– a would-be cowboy, who has the clothes but is otherwise spurious MONKEY WARD COWBOY 1910s US sl.
– the cowboy responsible for tending or handling the branding irons IRON MAN 1933 Amer. dial.
– the cowboy responsible for tending or handling the branding irons IRON TENDER 1961 Amer. dial.
– the first cowboy to pick up the coffee pot when out with the chuck wagons; it becomes his duty to pour coffee for the outfit MAN-AT-THE-POT 1940 Amer. Western sl.
– the foreman of a group of cowboys TOP SCREW 1920 Amer. dial.
– the foreman of a group of cowboys TOP WADDY 1902 Amer. dial.
 
COWBOY – VERBS
– to camp out alone in search of stray cattle RAWHIDE 1936 Amer. dial.
– to work as a cowboy BUCKAROO 1967 Amer. dial.
– to work as a cowboy PUNCH Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.


COWED – ADJECTIVES
– cowed, downtrodden, downcast, nervous, subdued, bewildered, dumbfounded OOLED;  OOLT 1917 Sc.
cowed, embarrassed, flustered HACKED OFF 1970 Amer. sl.

COWED – VERBS
to be cowed or discouraged HANG ONE’S EARS 1678 obs.


COWER, COWERING – ADJECTIVES
cowering, timid RABBITY 1937 Amer. dial.

COWER etc. – VERBS
to cower down, to contract the body with cold, crouch HIRPLE 1788 Eng. dial.
to cower or huddle over the fire SCREEDLE 1746 Eng. dial.
to cower or shrink with cold, fear, or pain CRUDLE Bk1891 Eng. dial.
to cower or tremble with fear; to back out of something; to surrender in a cowardly fashion FUNK 1746 sl.
to cower, to creep, to crouch; to move slowly and feebly; to droop OOR 1866 Sc.
to cower, to crouch CALL Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to cower, to crouch LOWER 1575 obs.


COWLICK – ADJECTIVES
having hair on the forehead which will not lie flat CALF-LICKED Bk1898 Eng. dial.

COWLICK – NOUNS
a cowlick; a tuft of hair growing on the human forehead, which will not part or lie flat CALF-LICK 1892 Eng. dial.


COXCOMB – NOUNS, PERSON
a conceited coxcomb; a dandy; an affected, puppyish young man JACK-A-NIPS 1839 Eng. dial.
a conceited coxcomb; a pert, impertinent fellow who assumes ridiculous airs JACKANAPES 1534
a coxcomb FEATHER-COCK 1612 obs.
a coxcomb JACKANEYAPS;  JACKANYEPS Bk1883 Eng. dial.
a coxcomb JACKNAPES Bk1880
a coxcomb; a conceited fellow coxcomb MAAYCOCK Bk1905 Eng. dial.
a coxcomb; a conceited fop; a petty dandy JACK-A-DANDY 1632
a coxcomb; a dandy; a showily vain or fashionable person PHYSBUTTOCKE 1570 obs.
a coxcomb; a fop NAB a1700 sl. obs.
a coxcomb, a fop NABE L17 UK criminals’ sl.
a coxcomb; a light fellow JACK-STRAW Bk1881
a coxcomb; a pert, forward, saucy boy or youth; a conceited young fellow PRINCOCK 1540 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
a coxcomb; a self-conceited fellow BACCALARE Bk1795
a coxcomb; a young, thoughtless, gay person AIRLING 1611
a coxcomb or a petty dandy; a little fop; an insignificant or impertinent little fellow JACK-DANDY 1632 colloq.
a little coxcomb; a conceited little fellow JACK-AT-WARTS Bk1852
a swaggering coxcomb WAG-FEATHER 1611 obs.
a young coxcomb JACK Bk1852


COY – ADJECTIVES
affectedly coy or cute CUTESIE;  CUTESY 1968 colloq., chiefly US
– coy, modest, bashful; shy VERECUND c1550
– coy, modest, bashful, shy VERECUNDIOUS a1639 obs.
– coy, shy, disdainful, proud SKEIGH c1560 Sc.
inclined to show coyness or reserve SKITTISH 1648

COY – VERBS
to be coy; to act like a maiden MAIDEN IT 1597-8 obs.


COYOTE – NOUNS
a coyote BARKING WOLF 1867 Amer. dial. obs.
a coyote BRUSH WOLF 1923 Amer. dial.
a coyote LOBO 1967 Amer. dial.
a coyote MEDICINE WOLF 1837 Amer. dial.
a coyote OTIE 1931 Amer. dial.
a coyote PRAIRIE LAWYER Bk1942 Amer. Western sl.


COZEN – VERBS
to cozen, to cajole, to flatter; to take in by fair speech SALVE 1856 Eng. dial.
to cozen, to cheat, to defraud; to impose upon VERSE 1591 cant obs.
to cozen, to persuade artfully FINNEGAN 1968 Amer. dial.