cow chip


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

cow chip

slang A piece of cow feces. Watch out for cow chips when walking through that field.
See also: chip, cow

cow chip

 and cow pie; cow patty; cow flop
Inf. a piece of cow manure. The pioneers didn't have much wood, so they burned dried cow chips. How did that big ol' cow pie get in the middle of my flower bed? Tom slipped on a cow patty.
See also: chip, cow

cow chips

n. dried cow dung. There’s a whole field of cow chips out there! Why do you want to buy a bag of the stuff at a nursery?
See also: chip, cow
References in periodicals archive ?
One of Ryan McNutt's, the mayor's chief of staff, favorite events, is cow chip poker.
"Cow chip poker is a fun contest where people have great odds - 1 in 200 - in winning $1,000," he said.
Squares for Cow Chip Poker can be purchased at the mayor's office.
A "boot" was added below the food box to carry cast-iron Dutch ovens and a dried cowhide (possum belly) was slung below the wagon box to carry firewood and cow chips. The chuck wagon became the most famous conveyance in the history of the West.
A particularly valuable lesson taught to me and my fellow troop members one cold Kansas winter was when our Scout Master, Forest Becken, taught us how to cook on a fire of dried cow chips. It imparted a very distinctive taste to already nearly inedible food ...
Turkey dung is prized over pig excrement and cow chips because it is drier and more plentiful.
* "We have tried Baked Lays and think they taste like 'cow chips.'"
* Reno, Nevada, where new casinos are springing up like mushroom spores on cow chips after a spring rain.
The flames flickered, the chimney puffed out smoke, and she put two cow chips over the fire so it would burn more slowly, so its heat would last longer.
Bakers and confectioners, of course, will rely on "chocolate chips." Ranchers may eventually acquire "cow chips."