an egret, Bubulcus ibis, cosmopolitan in warmer regions, often associating with grazing animals for the insects that hover around them.
- Cattle dog
noun (Austral, informal) a catalogue Contemporary Examples Historical Examples
a theatrical audition that is open to everyone, especially to those who do not belong to a theatrical union. adjective Authentic; genuine and longstanding: These women tend not to be card-carrying feminists/a service for all us card-carrying optimists [1960s+; fr the carrying of a membership card in an organization; first used of Communists during the […]
Railroads. stock car (def 2). Slang. a railroad passenger car providing little comfort and few amenities. Historical Examples
bovine animals, especially domesticated members of the genus Bos. Bible. such animals together with other domesticated quadrupeds, as horses, swine, etc. Disparaging. human beings, especially in a large, unruly crowd. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun (functioning as pl) bovid mammals of the tribe Bovini (bovines), esp those of the genus Bos Also called domestic cattle. […]