cowmen


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

cowmen

men, although the term usually includes women, who work physically with cattle. Includes herdsmen, grooms, milkers.
References in periodicals archive ?
Beginning with the Indians, attired in all the regalia of their native dress, the parade followed with pioneer missionaries who had brought the gospel to the red man from earliest days; Hudson's Bay Company factors and traders with their Red River carts; the whiskey traders and smugglers; veterans of the original North-West Mounted Police, who came to Alberta in 1874; and the pioneer cowmen, ranch owners, chuckwagons, roundup cooks and their cavy or loose band of saddle horses.
It was a remarkable event, attended mostly by cowmen and oilmen of Southern persuasion, and hosted by a Yankee college that had put more men, proportionally on the fields of the War Between the States than any other.
The Amul model of cooperatives in Anand, Gujarat helped farmers and cowmen in Gujarat not only in employment but also being a part of an accomplished establishment.
I HAVE OFTEN WONDERED HOW RODGERS and Hammerstein, two urban Jewish theatre artists, managed to write wildly successful musicals about farmers and cowmen in Oklahoma, barkers on a carousel or the Von Trapp family climbing the Alps.
Orange cow, also known as Cowmen Mooranda, had tropical fruit piled between her horns.
In my last ten years living in south Texas I have heard and seen lots of people calling themselves cowboys, cowmen and cattlemen etc.