Origin of cattle plague
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for cattle plague
In all sixty-eight cattle were injected with cattle-plague gall.Bacteria in Daily Life
Mrs. Percy Frankland
The Sacrifice of an Animal to stay a Cattle-plague, pp. 300-327.Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I.
Sir James George Frazer
I do not say, of course, that bad water caused the cattle-plague.
Do you remember—though you are hardly old enough—the cattle-plague?
In the evening we received a visit from eight Tibetans, two of whom had lost all their yaks by a kind of cattle-plague.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)
- another name for rinderpest
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