- the hide of a cow
- leather made from it
- ☆ a whip made of rawhide or braided leather
transitive verb cowhided, cowhiding
to flog with a cowhide
See cowhide in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb cow·hid·ed
a. The hide of a cow.
b. The leather made from this hide.
- A strong heavy flexible whip, usually made of braided leather.
To beat with a strong heavy flexible whip.
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