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A typical cowbell (sense 1)
 
A percussionist’s cowbell (sense 2)

EtymologyEdit

From cow +‎ bell.

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cowbell ‎(countable and uncountable, plural cowbells)

  1. A bell worn by cows; sometimes with an ornate strap.
  2. (music) A musical instrument, typically found without a clapper.
    This song would sound better with the addition of a cowbell.
    It's good, but it really needs more cowbell.

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NounEdit

cowbell m (plural cowbells)

  1. (music) cowbell (a percussion instrument)

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