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Definition of the noun Cowan

What does Cowan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cowans

  1. A worker in unmortared stone.
  2. [freemasonry] A person who wishes to learn the secrets of Masonry without experiencing the rituals or going through the degrees.


  1. Cowan is a city in Franklin County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,737 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Tullahoma, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  2. Cowan is a small town near Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, approximately 40 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Hornsby Shire. It is described by some as part of the loosely defined North Shore region. Cowan shares the postcode of 2081 with Berowra. Brooklyn, which lies 6 kilometres to the north-east of Cowan, is sometimes considered the northernmost suburb of the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Area.
  3. Cowan is an unincorporated community in Monroe Township, Delaware County, Indiana.
  4. Cowan a.k.a. Cowan, Pennsylvania: Cowan is a populated place in Buffalo Township, Union County, Pennsylvania. Notable institutions in Cowan include Bucknell University's Forrest Brown Conference Center.
  5. Cowan a.k.a. Cowan, Virginia: Cowan is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
  6. Cowan is a Building.

There are other places with in their name, like Cowan Mill, Cowan Bridge and Edith Dircksey Cowan Memorial.


Cowan is a fictional character from the 2006 film Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu.


Cowan is a website.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cowan

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Google previewCyberhenge (2005)

Modern Pagans on the Internet by Douglas E. Cowan

A cowan is a person who is curious about the Old Ways, but may not know much (or anything) about them, or about this particular coven. In other words, a beginner. Cowans do not attend classes or rituals, but are welcome to come and chat ...

Google previewThe New South Wales Weekly Notes (1900)

Cowan is an old lady.

Google previewYou Cannot Surge Trust: Combined Naval Operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003 (2015)

by United States. Army

Cowan is a better choice . . . most in the . . . [Abraham Lincoln carrier battle group]... will be so fitted.

Google previewRoth Unbound (2013)

A Writer and His Books by Claudia Roth Pierpont

Michelle Cowan is a minor character with major impact, a portrait of the successful modern woman—career, loving husband, ...

Google previewFaith-Based Marketing (2009)

The Guide to Reaching 140 Million Christian Customers by Bob Hutchins, Greg Stielstra

Rogers & Cowan is a forerunner in PR development with widespread experience in both faith-based and secular media. Through a carefully crafted and comprehensive plan focusing on the family-friendly nature of GodTube. com, they were ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft (2000)

by Raven Grimassi

COWAN is a term used in modern Wicca and Witchcraft to denote someone who is not a Wiccan/Witch. Generally, the word implies that the person has no connection to, or sympathy for, the religion of Wicca/Witchcraft. CRAFT is a modern term ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Louis Cowan is associated mainly with the creation of various quiz shows, both for radio andlaterfor television.However, Cowan himself was mostinterested in creating shows with an intellectualslantfor popularaudiences. Alongthose lines ...

Google previewThe Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education (2013)

by Gary McCulloch, David Crook

Instruction Gary McCulloch Integration Gary McCulloch Intelligence/intelligence tests Steven Cowan Intermediate/middle school Gary McCulloch International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Tom Woodin ...

Google previewMasonic Biography and Dictionary, etc (1868)

by Augustus ROW

Cowan.—The term Cowan has, among our brethren of the Free and Accepted Craft, a meaning and signification of its own, which is so well understood by every Mason, that there is no reason to speculate upon its masonic interpretation here; ...

Google previewA geographical dictionary or gazetteer of the Australian colonies (1848)

their physical and political geography : together with a brief notice of all the capitals, principal towns, and villages ... by William Henry Wells

COWAN. A parish in the hundred of Dundas, county of Cumberland, N.S.W., bounded on the N. E. by the Hawkesbury river from its confluence with ...

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Small photo of LOS ANGELES - MAR 4: Claudia Cowan at the 2018 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Viewing Party at the West Hollywood Park on March 4, 2018 in West Hollywood, CASmall photo of Berowra and Cowan Creek, NSW, Australia.Small photo of KU-RING-GAI CHASE NATIONAL PARK, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - 30 MARCH 2018 - Warrimoo Track Lookout over the Cowan Creek (portrait)Small photo of Cowan in a fieldSmall photo of Gray Catbird attacking Northern Black Racer Snake at Cowan's Gap State Park, PASmall photo of The Common lmperial Cheritra freja evansi, Cowan, 1965Small photo of KU-RING-GAI CHASE NATIONAL PARK, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - 30 MARCH 2018 - Start of the Cowan Creek. More...

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Quotes about Cowan

Beauty rises
Stars set black
As dawn awakens
The unyielding skies

Beauty rises
From slumbers grasp
Drinks coffee
Dons her mask

Beauty rises
To meet the day
Another away
Another day (Chuck Cowan)
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Scrabble value of C3O1W4A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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