empty cow


noun
  1. a cow that does not produce calves during the breeding season

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How to use empty cow in a sentence

  • After some thought, I remembered that a stone or two in the now empty cow-house had fallen loose.

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  • From the empty cow-stall they took a beam to serve as a battering-ram, and hurled it against the door with all their might.

  • Old Lasse was sitting in an empty cow-stall, mending Pelle's clothes, while the boy played up and down the foddering passage.

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  • From the empty cow-stall they took a beam to serve as a battering-ram and hurled it against the door with all their might.

  • He was chucked into an empty cow-house, and the door was shut behind him.