cattle show

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noun

an exhibition of prize cattle by cattle breeders, as at a livestock exposition.
Informal. a public appearance by the contenders for a political office, a job, or the like, at which they may be judged by voters, prospective employers, etc.

Nearby words

  1. cattle guard,
  2. cattle market,
  3. cattle plague,
  4. cattle prod,
  5. cattle run,
  6. cattle tick,
  7. cattle truck,
  8. cattle-cake,
  9. cattle-grid,
  10. cattle-stop

Origin of cattle show

First recorded in 1805–15

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