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A derogatory term used as either an adjective or a noun
adjective Referring to a doctor who performs surgery, but isn’t fully qualified and is thus known as a 'cowboy surgeon'
noun A doctor who performs a type of surgery—e.g., a hair transplant—with little experience for the procedure
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Schryer implies, but does not answer, the question of what happened to mulatto cowhands during the social differentiation that was experienced in the Huasteca both by haciendas and by indigenous communities.
Glenn Ford falls into a hotbed of repressed passions when married rancher Ernest Borgnine hires him as a cowhand.
A rancher hires a cowhand, who repays his kindness by embarking on a torrid affair with his wife 1956***
Big, Gloria and Molly south of the border, where they are warm and happy and sing songs, such as "Besame Mucho," "Cielito Lindo," "I'm an Old Cowhand," "Jamaica Farewell" and others.
Primary Careers in the Horse Industry Artificial inseminator Breed registry officer Breeder Broodmare manager Equine consultant Equine nutritionist Equine researcher Equine veterinarian Exercise rider Extension horse specialist Farm/ranch manager Farrier Groom Horse auctioneer Horse buyer Horse camp operator Horse club operator Mounted police officer Ranch or feedlot cowhand Rehabilitation therapist Riding instructor Stable manager Stallion manager Trainer Veterinary technician
He's been a farm boy, cowhand and captain on an offshore pipe lay barge.
The writer was born in the Oklahoma panhandle and finished college in Wichita, Kansas, earning some of his way as a cowhand.
Fred, the one cowhand I got to know somewhat-who taught me to ride in a roundup and shoot ground squirrels, and talked confidingly toward the end--was both mild in manner and steadfast, yet lamed internally, with a cowboy's kidney disabilities and a flat-wallet winter to look ahead to.
A cowboy always helped a friend, but if the cowhand saw a stranger or even an enemy in distress, he was expected to render assistance as quickly as possible.
It was almost as if I were several different people-a preacher, a spud-picker, a cowhand, a clown, a sign-painter, a healer, a bootlegger, a president of the Indian YMCA.
Edward James Olmos starred as Gregorio Cortez, a young cowhand who kills a sheriff when an interpreter turns the sheriff's innocent question into a dangerous threat.
The men strut their spurs quite pleasingly on "I'm An Old Cowhand From the Rio Grande," while the women perform most strongly on "Dream.