[boo l-uh k]
- a castrated bull; steer.
- a young bull.
Origin of bullock
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- a gelded bull; steer
- archaic a bull calf
- (intr) Australian and NZ informal to work hard and long
Old English bulluc; see bull 1, -ock
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Word Origin and History for bullock
Old English bulluc "young bull," from Proto-Germanic *bulluka-, from the stem of bull (n.1). Now always a castrated bull reared for beef.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper