A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

COW

Fri, 17 Sep '21
Animal associated with the Egyptian goddess Hathor
Sat, 17 Jul '21
Yoga pose done on hands and knees
Thu, 24 Jun '21
Browbeat
Tue, 9 Mar '21
Sacred animal to Hindus
Thu, 4 Mar '21
Lower?