cattle

Part of speech: noun

Domesticated bovine animals; formerly any live stock kept for use or profit, as horses, camels, sheep, etc.

Part of speech: noun

Human beings; said contemptuously.

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Usage examples "cattle":

  1. When the farmers came with their cattle they said: " There's one of the robbers hung up for an example," and drove their cattle on farther. - "Europa's Fairy Book", Joseph Jacobs.
  2. And a wife and three children with him; and horse and cattle." - "Growth of the Soil", Knut Hamsun.
  3. I'll turn my horse over to you; I'm getting mighty near too old to enjoy rustlin' cattle together, and I'll just naturally let you take my place. - "The Eagle's Heart", Hamlin Garland.