- British slang a situation or place, such as a beauty contest or nightclub, in which women are felt to be, or feel themselves to be, on display and judged solely by their appearance
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Examples from the Web for cattle market
So he mustered his courage, and set off with her, holding her hand, to the cattle-market.
He took her again through the hurtling welter of the cattle-market.
To these a cattle-market on Thursdays has been added by the corporation.
You didnt think I was going to the cattle-market when my missus was coming home?Mrs. Craddock
W. Somerset Maugham
To the north lay the forum and the cattle-market, as inscriptions prove.The Shores of the Adriatic
F. Hamilton Jackson