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Difference between Cow man and Cowboy

cow mana man who raises or tends cattle:

  • In Florida he was a “cow hunter” (later also called a “cow puncher”), and the stockowner or dealer was a “cow man” or “cattleman.”


1. a man hired to round up and tend cattle, especially in the western United States:

  • Cowboys traditionally work on horseback, but now also use motor vehicles.

2. a man who performs in shows such as rodeos:

  • Visit this site for a two-minute clip of the Blanco County Rodeo; hear how a real cowboy describes the experience of riding a bull.