cattle run

noun
  1. a barnyard or fenced area adjacent to a barn used as a limited grazing area or exercise lot for cattle.
  2. a passageway used for cattle.

Origin of cattle run

First recorded in 1850–55
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Historical Examples of 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

    Arthur Stringer

  • The one holds his lands for a cattle-run or a farm, the other employs his in feeding kangaroos or in growing wild roots.

  • 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

    Louis Becke

  • 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