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cowpoke

[kou-pohk] /ˈkaʊˌpoʊk/
noun, Southwestern U.S.
1.
a cowboy or cowgirl.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; cow1 + poke1 (probably formed after cowpuncher)
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