Associations to the word «Cattle»

Wiktionary

CATTLE, noun. Domesticated bovine animals (cows, bulls, steers etc).
CATTLE, noun. Certain other livestock, such as sheep, pigs or horses.
CATTLE, noun. (pejorative) (figuratively) People who resemble domesticated bovine animals in behavior or destiny.
CATTLE, noun. (obsolete) (English law) (sometimes countable) chattel
CATTLE, noun. (uncountable) (rare) Used in restricted contexts to refer to the meat derived from cattle.
CATTLE BEAST, noun. An individual domesticated bovine animal; a singular form of the generalised plural cattle.
CATTLE CAKE, noun. A type of animal feed for cattle, in the form of blocks.
CATTLE CALL, noun. (idiomatic) (performing arts) An audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.
CATTLE CALLS, noun. Plural of cattle call
CATTLE CAR, noun. A car, often a train car or semi-trailer, used to transport cattle.
CATTLE CAR, noun. (slang) a paddy wagon, a van for transporting people who have been arrested.
CATTLE CARS, noun. Plural of cattle car
CATTLE CHAMOIS, noun. Budorcas taxicolor
CATTLE CRUSH, noun. (UK) (Australia) (Ireland) (New Zealand) An enclosure for livestock to keep them from moving during an examination.
CATTLE DOG, noun. A type of dog, used for droving cattle
CATTLE DOGS, noun. Plural of cattle dog
CATTLE DRIVE, noun. The process of transporting a herd of bovine animals (such as bulls, cows, or steers) by compelling them to walk across a significant distance of countryside, under the escort of drovers on horseback and often over a period of days.
CATTLE DRIVE, noun. A trail or route used for the movement of herds of cattle.
CATTLE DRIVER, noun. One who drives cattle.
CATTLE EGRET, noun. A small egret, Bubulcus ibis, of the heron family (Ardeidae)
CATTLE GOAD, noun. Alternative term for cattle prod
CATTLE GRID, noun. A grid of parallel metal bars designed as an obstacle to prevent hooved animals from passing.
CATTLE GRIDS, noun. Plural of cattle grid
CATTLE PLAGUE, noun. Rinderpest
CATTLE PROD, noun. A stick designed to goad cows, steers, and similar animals in order to prompt them to move in a desired direction, now usually electrified to administer a stimulating shock to the animal.
CATTLE PROD, noun. (figuratively) Something used to goad or push someone to act.
CATTLE PROD, verb. (figuratively) to goad or push someone to act
CATTLE STATION, noun. (Australia) A large farm in Australia, (the equivalent of ranch), usually in the outback, whose main activity is the raising of cattle, and run by a grazier. In most cases the stations are in a rangeland context on pastoral leases. Many are larger than small countries.
CATTLE STATIONS, noun. Plural of cattle station

Dictionary definition

CATTLE, noun. Domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen".

Wise words

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