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cowboy

a conventional character of Wild West folklore, films, etc., esp one involved in fighting Indians

cowboy

[Sun, from William Gibson's cyberpunk SF] Synonym for hacker. It is reported that at Sun this word is often said with reverence.
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"Poetry in praise of Krishna, centers on his playful activities with the gopis, the cowherd girls among whom he spent his youth," Kanpuri adds.
"I'm also told that the Lakers already have somebody to replace Magic Johnson, and they are communicating with him and he is OKing all these moves," Cowherd said on his radio show.
During the ceremony, Aurora high school students will receive the Henry Cowherd Scholarship named in honor of longtime community leader and 2008 African-American Leader of the Year, the late Mr.
We find that he played every role to perfection - the roleof a cowherd with his little friends, the role of a mischievous son, the partof a warrior, a king and even the role of charioteer.
Zhi Nu, the granddaughter of the Jade Emperor and known for her weaving skills, falls in love with Niu Lang, a cowherd living all alone in a cottage.
Authorities said a cowherd in his 40s drowned Tuesday after he tried to rescue a cow that had got stuck in a flooded river in the northeastern village of Margineni near the city of Piatra Neamt.
The vacant charges were filled by young, ignorant men - "Cowherd to Curate" - from the Highlands and the north of England.
This led to White criticising Diaz and confirming to US sports media personality Colin Cowherd that he walked out on a lunch meeting with the man from Stockton.
Three great multi-constellation myths were discussed in last October's installment of this column: the Greek myth of Perseus; the eastern Asian tale of the Weaving Maiden and the Cowherd (or Prince); and the Native American legend of the hunters who chase and, in autumn, wound the bear (the bowl of the Big Dipper).
When I was first at ESPN, I was doing this show with Colin Cowherd, and the producer came to us and said, "Hey, we'd really like it if you joined Twitter." Both of us were like, "No way." So ESPN started to tweet for us, and maybe a week later, I realized, "Well, if my name's on it, I definitely don't want somebody else doing it." It became pretty addictive.
Seinfeld spoke with ESPN's Colin Cowherd in June, telling him that political correctness had taken over campuses and was hurting comedy: "I don't play colleges, but I hear a lot of people tell me, 'Don't go near colleges.
As a former football player at the University of Louisville, Derek Cowherd knows all about the challenges of finding the right balance between sports and academics.