"Cats purr, dogs bark, cocks crow, a cow lows, a donkey brays, an eagle screams, parrots talk, spiders tick, mankind laugh and cry." -Trowbridge, 1866

Animal Rebus

"Cats purr, dogs bark, cocks crow, a cow lows, a donkey brays, an eagle screams, parrots talk, spiders…

An illustration of farm animals, including two horses, three pigs, and a cow.

Farm Animals in Corral

An illustration of farm animals, including two horses, three pigs, and a cow.

Aqueduct through a wooded area.

Aqueduct Near the Battle-Field of Chapultepec

Aqueduct through a wooded area.

"A heavy, springless wagon, usually covered with a screen as shelter from the rays of the sun, drawn by oxen or cows, and used throughout north-western and central Asia, India, Turkey, and Russia, wherever Tatars have settled."-Whitney, 1902

Araba

"A heavy, springless wagon, usually covered with a screen as shelter from the rays of the sun, drawn…

A wild buffalo.

Arna

A wild buffalo.

"The European species of the bison. Has a very broad head and arched forehead; the eyes large and dark; the hair on the forehead is long and wavy, and under the chin and breasts forms a kind of beard. In the winter, the whole of the neck, hump, and shoulders are covered with long dusky-brown hair, intermingled with a soft fur." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Aurochs

"The European species of the bison. Has a very broad head and arched forehead; the eyes large and dark;…

A barn used for beef cattle.

Barn

A barn used for beef cattle.

An illustration of a barn filled with animals, including: cows, a rooster, a horse, lambs, and birds.

Barn Full of Animals

An illustration of a barn filled with animals, including: cows, a rooster, a horse, lambs, and birds.

A side view of a barn used for beef cattle.

Cattle Barn

A side view of a barn used for beef cattle.

A clean dairy barn, with cows feeding.

Dairy barn

A clean dairy barn, with cows feeding.

Blueprint of the design of a dairy barn.

Dairy Barn

Blueprint of the design of a dairy barn.

A dairy barn.

Dairy Barn

A dairy barn.

Barnyard with cow and hen.

Barnyard

Barnyard with cow and hen.

"The names and prices of various cuts of beed." —Davison, 1910

Cuts of beef

"The names and prices of various cuts of beed." —Davison, 1910

The names and [out of date] prices of various cuts of beef.

Cuts of Beef

The names and [out of date] prices of various cuts of beef.

"The head is very large and carried low; the eyes are small, black, and piercing; the horns are short, small, sharp, set far apart, and directed outward and backward, so as to be erect, with a slight curve toward the outward pointing tips." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

American Bison

"The head is very large and carried low; the eyes are small, black, and piercing; the horns are short,…

Boy blowing horn near a cow.

Boy with horn

Boy blowing horn near a cow.

An illustration of a young boy sitting in a field who looks like he was painting a cow. He looks frightened by the viewer's presence.

Painting Boy

An illustration of a young boy sitting in a field who looks like he was painting a cow. He looks frightened…

A bucket being used to weigh the milk production of a cow.

Weighing bucket

A bucket being used to weigh the milk production of a cow.

The common American Buffalo.

American Buffalo

The common American Buffalo.

"The tame buffalo is trained to domestic uses, especially for draught, and is commonly employed for this purpose. Its milk is little used and its flesh is rank." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Tame Buffalo

"The tame buffalo is trained to domestic uses, especially for draught, and is commonly employed for…

An illustration of a bull.

Bull

An illustration of a bull.

An illustration of a bull and cow dancing.

Bull and Cow Dancing

An illustration of a bull and cow dancing.

A rare breed of cattle that live in a large enclosed part at Chillingham Castle in England.

Chillingham Bull

A rare breed of cattle that live in a large enclosed part at Chillingham Castle in England.

A widely-used breed of cattle for beef production.

Hereford Bull

A widely-used breed of cattle for beef production.

A two year-old Jersey bull.

Jersey Bull

A two year-old Jersey bull.

Uncastrated male cattle that is raised for beef.

Short-Horned Bull

Uncastrated male cattle that is raised for beef.

An Indian carriage being drawn by zebus

Indian Carriage

An Indian carriage being drawn by zebus

A common cow standing in a field.

Domestic Cattle

A common cow standing in a field.

Two men capturing wild cattle for domestic use.

Wild Cattle

Two men capturing wild cattle for domestic use.

A small male child riding a young cow.

Child riding Cow

A small male child riding a young cow.

A cow

Cow

A cow

An illustration of a cow.

Cow

An illustration of a cow.

A cow and her calf

Cow and Calf

A cow and her calf

A cow and calf together.

Cow and Calf

A cow and calf together.

A cow and dog in the hay.

Cow and Dog

A cow and dog in the hay.

A cow sticking his head out of a barn window and eating potted flowers.

Cow Eating Flowers

A cow sticking his head out of a barn window and eating potted flowers.

An illustration of a young cow eating hay out of a trough and a dog peeking around the corner.

Cow Eating Hay in Barn

An illustration of a young cow eating hay out of a trough and a dog peeking around the corner.

This illustration shows the head of a cow surrounded by a floral arrangement.

Cow Head

This illustration shows the head of a cow surrounded by a floral arrangement.

A woman milking a cow on the farm.

Cow Milking

A woman milking a cow on the farm.

"A genus of plants of the natural order Umbelliferae, having petals bent in at the middle, and flat compressed fruit. One species only is a native of Britain, the common cow parsnip is hog-weed, called Kiesh in Scotland; a common and rank weed, with coarsely hairy leaves, and stem about 3-5 feet high." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cow Parsnip

"A genus of plants of the natural order Umbelliferae, having petals bent in at the middle, and flat…

Skeleton of the cow. 1: Frontal bone of the head. 2: Upper jaw, superior maxillary. 3: Lower jaw, inferior maxillary. 4: Cervical vertebrae. 5: Dorsal vertebrae. 6: Lumbar vertebrae. 7: Sacral vertebrae. 8: Caudal vertebrae. 9: Scapula. 10: Humerus 11: Radius and ulna. 12: Carpus. 13: Metacarpus. 14: Phalanges (toes). 15: Femur. 16: Tibia. 17: Tarsus. 18: Metatarsus. 19: Phalanges.

Cow Skeleton

Skeleton of the cow. 1: Frontal bone of the head. 2: Upper jaw, superior maxillary. 3: Lower jaw, inferior…

"A name given to a number of species of tree of different natural orders, the bland milky juice of which is used instead of milk. They are all natives of tropical countries, and mostly belong to natural orders in which acidity is the general characteristic of the milky juice." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cow Tree

"A name given to a number of species of tree of different natural orders, the bland milky juice of which…

"A name given to a number of species of tree of different natural orders, the bland milky juice of which is used instead of milk. They are all natives of tropical countries, and mostly belong to natural orders in which acidity is the general characteristic of the milky juice." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cow Tree

"A name given to a number of species of tree of different natural orders, the bland milky juice of which…

An illustration of a female cow with horns.

Female Cow with Horns

An illustration of a female cow with horns.

A hereford cow, most suitable for meat.

Beef Cow

A hereford cow, most suitable for meat.

A shorthorn bull, a kind of beef cow.

Beef Cow

A shorthorn bull, a kind of beef cow.

A dairy cow, suitable for the production of milk.

Dairy Cow

A dairy cow, suitable for the production of milk.

An illustration of a Devon cow.

Devon Cow

An illustration of a Devon cow.

A typical dual-purpose Shorthorn cow.

Dual-purpose Cow

A typical dual-purpose Shorthorn cow.

A cow's head, in a frame of branches.

Head of Cow

A cow's head, in a frame of branches.

A breed of cattle used primarily for beef.

Hereford Cow

A breed of cattle used primarily for beef.

A breed of cattle that is commonly known as the world's highest production dairy animal.

Holstein Cow

A breed of cattle that is commonly known as the world's highest production dairy animal.

A Jersey cow, valued for the richness of their milk.

Jersey Cow

A Jersey cow, valued for the richness of their milk.

A small breed of dairy cattle.

Jersey Cow

A small breed of dairy cattle.

Female cattle that is raised for milk and beef.

Short-Horned Cow

Female cattle that is raised for milk and beef.

In mammals the muscles in their general plain resemble those of humans. The superficial muscles of a cow are diagramed. Labels: 1, Occipito-Frontalis. 2, Orbicularis Palpaebrarum. 3, Masseter. 5, Sterno-cleido-Mastoid. 6, Trapezius. 7, Latissimus Dorsi. 8, Pectoralis. 9, 10, External and Internal oblique muscles. 11, Opening of the mammary artery and vein (milk vein). 12, Gluteii. 13, Rectus Femoris muscle.

The Superficial Muscles of a Cow

In mammals the muscles in their general plain resemble those of humans. The superficial muscles of a…

The summer yellow-bird and the cow-bird around a nest

Cow-bird and summer yellow-bird

The summer yellow-bird and the cow-bird around a nest

A migratory bird, the cow-blackbird is notable among birds, for it does not build a nest.

Cow-blackbird

A migratory bird, the cow-blackbird is notable among birds, for it does not build a nest.

Specialized cows devoted specifically for milk production.

Dairy Cows

Specialized cows devoted specifically for milk production.