cattle dog

noun

Australian informal a catalogue

Nearby words

  1. cattishly,
  2. cattle,
  3. cattle call,
  4. cattle car,
  5. cattle class,
  6. cattle egret,
  7. cattle grub,
  8. cattle guard,
  9. cattle market,
  10. cattle plague

Word Origin for cattle dog

supposedly imitative of catalogue

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Examples from the Web for cattle dog

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