One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Wild cattle, as distinct from farm-bred animals.‘the sale cattle had to be kept separate from the bush cattle also watering there’
- ‘He states that the disease was much more virulent in the Scotch dairies cattle than in the colony among bush cattle.’
- ‘14 bush cattle were inoculated.’
- ‘He rattled through the party's policies at the speed of a bush cattle auctioneer.’
- ‘These bush cattle are said to be readily distinguishable from the wild mountain cattle.’
- ‘The owners of Bush Cattle shall pay £5 for every like offence of every head of Bush Cattle, such Cattle being especially troublesome.’
- ‘He had never seen a mob of bush cattle.’
- ‘We were always conscious of keeping bush cattle out.’
- ‘They soon began to act like bush cattle, wild and free.’
- ‘The mortality in adult bush cattle and young bulls is, as a rule, from 2 to 5 per cent.’
- ‘He tells of the sagacity of dogs, and the ferociousness of the bush cattle.’
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