a rod-shaped, usually electrified device designed for prodding or driving livestock, especially cattle.
a hand-held electrified rod with low voltage used to control cattle
a barnyard or fenced area adjacent to a barn used as a limited grazing area or exercise lot for cattle. a passageway used for cattle. Historical Examples
an exhibition of prize cattle by cattle breeders, as at a livestock exposition. Informal. a public appearance by the contenders for a political office, a job, or the like, at which they may be judged by voters, prospective employers, etc. Historical Examples noun phrase A convention or other occasion where political candidates display their notions, […]
a dark brown tick, Boophilus annulatus, that infests cattle and is a vector for parasitic diseases of cattle, as babesiosis.
- Cattle truck
noun a railway wagon designed for carrying livestock US and Canadian equivalent stock car Historical Examples