Cow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cowed p. pr. & vb. n. Cowing.] To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe.
To vanquish a people already cowed. --Shak.
THe French king was cowed. --J. R. Green.
adj : frightened into submission or compliance [syn: browbeaten,
bullied, hangdog, intimidated]