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bell cow

bell cow
 n.— «Lamar wanted to bring in high school players that would learn under Tubbs for four years. They would become the foundation—what Tubbs’ refers to as “bell cows,” a group of leaders tutored on “Billy Ball.”» —“In the market for talent” by F.A. Krift Beaumont Enterprise (Texas) Jan. 22, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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