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British Dictionary definitions for cattle dog

cattle dog

noun
  1. Australian informal a catalogue

Word Origin

supposedly imitative of catalogue
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Historical Examples

  • A sort of cattle-dog glided silently and swiftly out from under a wagon, "heeled" the man, and slithered back without explaining.

    While the Billy Boils

    Henry Lawson