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  • bell cow — noun 1. : a cow with a bell attached to its neck; especially : a lead cow 2. slang : leader the bell cow in county politics James Street & J.S.Childers * * * a cow, esp. the lead cow of a herd, having a bell attached to a collar around its neck… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bell cow — a cow, esp. the lead cow of a herd, having a bell attached to a collar around its neck so that the herd can be located easily. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cow|bell — «KOW BEHL», noun. 1. a bell hung around a cow s neck to indicate her whereabouts. 2. U.S. the bladder campion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cow bell — See cowbell (instrument) for the percussion instrument. A cow bell is a bell worn by freely roaming livestock, so they don t run awry or wander off without being heard. While bells were used on various types of animals, they are typically… …   Wikipedia

  • Bell H-13 Sioux — This article is about the military versions of the Bell 47 models. For the civil versions, see Bell 47. H 13 Sioux …   Wikipedia

  • Bell Farm — Infobox Historic building name=Bell Farm caption= map type= latitude= longitude= location town=Indian Head location country=Canada architect= client= engineer= construction start date=1882 completion date= date demolished=April 2008 cost=… …   Wikipedia

  • cow — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ beef ▪ dairy, milch (BrE, often figurative), milk (esp. AmE) ▪ The region is treated as a milch cow by central government. ▪ sac …   Collocations dictionary

  • Bell Buckle, Tennessee — Infobox Settlement official name = Bell Buckle, Tennessee settlement type = Town nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location of Bell Buckle, Tennessee mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type =… …   Wikipedia

  • cow·bell — /ˈkaʊˌbɛl/ noun, pl bells [count] : a bell that you hang around the neck of a cow so that you can tell where the cow is …   Useful english dictionary

  • bell — noun 1 hollow metal object that rings ADJECTIVE ▪ church, temple ▪ wedding (often figurative) ▪ Their friends could already hear wedding bells (= were sure they would get married). ▪ cow …   Collocations dictionary

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