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one of an English breed of red, white, or roan beef cattle, some having short horns and some naturally hornless.
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Also called Durham.
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How to use Shorthorn in a sentence
Shorthorn breeders came to see that change of blood was necessary.
Although a smaller breed than the Shorthorn or the Hereford, they weigh better than either.
Hence, like the Lincolnshire Red Shorthorn, they may claim to be a dual-purpose breed.
The cross between the Shorthorn and the Aberdeen-Angus is a favourite in the meat markets and at fat-stock competitions.
Many Aberdeen farmers emigrated to Canada, and bought Shorthorn calves in their native county to take with them.
British Dictionary definitions for Shorthorn
/ (ˈʃɔːtˌhɔːn) /
a short-horned breed of cattle with several regional varietiesAlso called: Durham
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