Cow-girl

cowgirl

[kou-gurl]
noun
1.
a woman who herds and tends cattle on a ranch, especially in the western U.S., and who traditionally goes about most of her work on horseback.
2.
a woman who exhibits the skills attributed to such cowgirls, especially in rodeos.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism; cow1 + girl

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