- 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.
Origin of cattle show
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Historical Examples of cattle show
Bannan drove them over, and then he was going to the cattle-show, and so was Michael.Fernley House
Laura E. Richards
It may be an auction-mart, a cattle-show, a newspaper,—it may be the merest trifle.Notes on the Book of Leviticus
C. H. Mackintosh
For you will remember that the Kentucky fair has ceased by this time to be a cattle-show.The Blue-Grass Region of Kentucky
James Lane Allen
This fatal fog occurred during the London cattle-show week, and killed a great number of the animals sent for exhibition.
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