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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cow·catch·er /ˈkaʊˌkæʧɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cow·catch·er n. A strong inclined frame, usually of wrought-iron bars, in front of a locomotive engine, for catching or throwing off obstructions on a railway, as cattle; the pilot. [U.S.]
 Syn: -- fender, buffer, pilot.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to
          clear the track [syn: fender, buffer, pilot]