cowcatcher in English

a metal frame at the front of a locomotive for pushing aside cattle or other obstacles on the line.
As a fan of cowcatchers and clacking wheels, Elrond Lawrence tracked Salinas Valley rails into the early 20th century.

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1. 28 His other contributions included establishing the modern postal system in England, compiling the first reliable actuarial tables, and inventing the locomotive cowcatcher.