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.
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How to use cattle show in a sentence
What had that old tipsy female at the cattle-show got to tell him?Crying for the Light, Vol. 3 [of 3] | J. Ewing Ritchie
As beef cattle they are always seen to advantage at the Norwich Christmas cattle show, held annually in November.
I can see that company of soldiers that had re-enlisted marching up on that cattle-show ground.Acres of Diamonds | Russell H. Conwell
English commissioners came over and inspected the captive men as though picking out stock at a cattle show.Blood and Iron | John Hubert Greusel
You go along with your sister and be on hand ready to take me to the cattle show tomorrow.Thankful's Inheritance | Joseph C. Lincoln