- 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.
Origin of cattle run
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for cattle run
Rifles cracked to right and left of him, like stock-whips in a cattle-run.On the Heels of De Wet
The Intelligence Officer
Dinky-Dunk is fencing in some of the range, for a sort of cattle-run for our two milk-cows.The Prairie Wife
The one holds his lands for a cattle-run or a farm, the other employs his in feeding kangaroos or in growing wild roots.Australia, its history and present condition
The name of "Ocho Rios" had been given to the station by the man who had first taken up the block of country for a cattle-run.Tom Gerrard
Where the cattle-run remains it is mapped out as a "reserve" for a certain townland, and is greatly prized by the peasants.Disturbed Ireland
Bernard H. Becker