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crowbait

[kroh-beyt] /ˈkroʊˌbeɪt/
noun, Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
1.
an emaciated, worn-out horse or cow.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; crow1 + bait
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crowbait

noun

An old, mean, or ugly horse (1857+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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