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Concentrated food for cattle in a compressed flat form.
- ‘Most of the seed is made into linseed oil, largely used in connection with paints, and cattle cake.’
- ‘Even in the 1947 winter when they were severely starved, they would not touch the oats and cattle cake offered to them.’
- ‘It is not feasible to provide an exhaustive list of the ingredients of either cattle cake or bovine livestock feeds.’
- ‘We used to eat cattle cake sometimes if we were hungry - it looked and felt like hard toffee and was quite good!’
- ‘The Company's products include cooking oils, brand-name soaps and cattle cake (used in animal feed).’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.