Definition of Heifer

1. Noun. Young cow.

Generic synonyms: Young Mammal, Cow, Moo-cow



Definition of Heifer

1. n. A young cow.

Definition of Heifer

1. Noun. A young female bovine (cow) that has not yet had a calf. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) An ugly or objectionable woman; a cow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heifer

1. a young cow [n -S]

Medical Definition of Heifer

1. A young cow. Origin: OE. Hayfare, AS. Heahfore, heafore; the second part of this word seems akin to AS. Fearr bull, ox; akin to OHG. Farro, G. Farre, D. Vaars, heifer, G. Farse, and perh. To Gr, calf, heifer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heifer

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hehs
heiau
heiaus
heid
heideite
heidornite
heids
heiduc
heiduck
heiducks
heiducs
heiduk
heiduks
heifer (current term)
heiferette
heiferettes
heifers
heigh
heigh-ho
height-length index
height above average terrain
height of contour
height vertigo
heighten
heightened
heightener
heighteners

Literary usage of Heifer

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1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1880)
"heifer No. 2, no change, except a very slight »welling attacked by a few flies at the ... heifer No. 2 shows signs of illness ; breathes fifty-six time» a ..."

2. Journal of Biblical Literature by Society of Biblical Literature (1908)
"Moreover, the offerings to the dead are wholly consumed, usually on the ground, as seems to have been the case with the heifer. The place of the sacrifice ..."

3. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1913)
"For shooting his horse. Withdrawn. Samuell Plummer v. Charles Browne. Trespass. Verdict for plaintiff, the heifer to be his.* *Writ: Samuell Plumer v. ..."

4. Cattle and Dairy Farming by United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce (1888)
"The subjoined list contains the prices at which genuine good animals of the different breeds can be obtained : Shorthorn cow or heifer, with pedigree £:И to ..."

5. The Cultivator: A Monthly Publication, Devoted to Agriculture by New York State Agricultural Society (1852)
"teen by the pedigree of the heifer who« portrait i- here given. The heifer« •re bolli a favorite color, a dark red ronn, pwe^ing in a high degree, ..."

6. American Agriculturist (1846)
"Be«t 2 year old heifer IS Second best, 10 Third liest ... 3 year old heifer,. $5 Best yearling heifer, 5 Second best, — Colman's Tour Third best, Vol. ..."

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