Cow-tree

Definitions

  • A nest, a cow, a tree
    A nest, a cow, a tree
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cow-tree a South American tree that produces a nourishing fluid resembling milk
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. , pl. ; Ger. kuh; Sans. go.

Usage

In literature:

The boy began to pull up stakes with tags marking the different trees and threw them at the cow.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
You see, I never had no book-larnin' myself, and I can't talk proper no more'n a cow can climb a tree.
"Queer Stories for Boys and Girls" by Edward Eggleston
Then I laid them in little piles round under the trees, and turned out my cows.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
That day I saw the two red cows, and just under the chestnut tree I saw a big black cow.
"Marie Claire" by Marguerite Audoux
The caste hold in special reverence the cow, the dog and the tamarind tree.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
The cow ran up the plum-tree.
"April's Lady" by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
Rubber-trees possess in a way at least one characteristic of cows.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Cows are curious animals and newly set trees seem to arouse all the curiosity in their make-up.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Near me a boy stands in the shadow of a tree herding a cow.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
The cows, too, seemed far to seek, but the trees and grass and flowers were everywhere.
"Americans All" by Various
Soft pictures of the cows, and the tall trees, and the clouds could be seen in its water.
"Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks" by May Farinholt-Jones
As many cows and sheep as you may desire, as many fields of corn, as many fruit trees as you name, shall be given you.
"Hair-Breadth Escapes" by H.C. Adams
A cow that had been hurt by a falling tree went limping down the road, and Milford, looking at her, said that she pictured the passing of time.
"A Yankee from the West" by Opie Read
Here he was tied to a tree, stripped and cow-hided until he was almost dead.
"Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier" by Frank H. Severance
I took the cow to that part of the meadow where there is a tank, near which there is a large tree.
"Folk-Tales of Bengal" by Lal Behari Day
While under my tree, a cow came to partake of the shade, of which there was enough for both of us.
"Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast" by Samuel Adams Drake
Whenever I set boxes up in my trees, the female Cow-birds were the first to visit them.
"Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2)" by P. L. Sclater
Another had found a cow lodged in the fork of a large half-broken tree.
"Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2" by Maria R. Audubon
That cow will poke her nose into that tree, and get blown up for her pains if we don't stop her.
"The Swan and Her Crew" by George Christopher Davies
Their sacred fig-tree is called cow-slaughter, and their market-place is full of drinking-vessels.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
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In poetry:

The sky is clear,
The sun is bright;
The cows are red,
The sheep are white;
Trees in the meadows
Make happy shadows.
"A May Morning" by William H Davies
A son of God was the Goodly Fere
That bade us his brothers be.
I ha' seen him cow a thousand men.
I have seen him upon the tree.
"Ballad Of The Goodly Fere" by Ezra Pound
There was an Old Man of Aôsta,
Who possessed a large cow, but he lost her;
But they said, 'Don't you see
She has rushed up a tree?
You invidious Old Man of Aôsta!'
"Limerick:There was an Old Man of Aôsta" by Edward Lear
As I, below the mornèn sky,
Wer out a workèn in the lew
O' black-stemm'd thorns, a-springèn high,
Avore the worold-boundèn blue,
A-reäkèn, under woak tree boughs,
The orts a-left behin' by cows.
"The Lark" by William Barnes
A man was under the wayside trees,
Who carried some beans in his hand--all white.
He said, "My boy, I'll give you these
For the brindle cow." Jack said, "All right."
And, without any gold for the cow he had sold,
Went home at night.
"Jack And The Bean-Stalk" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

While manicuring the individual trees of cattle performance traits, the cow-calf industry apparently missed the proverbial forest.
José ignacio, uruguay The environs of Uruguay's José Ignacio village, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, once offered only the occasional cow or eucalyptus tree to interrupt the endless vistas of flat, windswept ranch land.
A cow belonging to Hugh Hill, a Bristol township farmer, was struck by lightning and killed as she stood under a tree.
A cow had to be rescued by fire services in northern England after it tumbled down a 30 meter river embankment and got stuck in a tree.
Fire crews in Cumbria were surprised to receive a call to rescue the cow, which had toppled 10 meters down a slope of the river Leith before a tree broke its fall.
Firemen called to rescue cow stuck up a tree.
I preferred to climb in the pecan tree, shoot the cows with my BB gun and scout out the mules, a white matched set who really did respond to gee and haw.
Darrie took a likin' to Hangin' Tree cow dogs.
A cow takes shelter under a large tree during a thunderstorm.
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