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bullock

(bo͝ol′ək)
n.
1. A castrated bull; a steer.
2. A young bull.

bullock

a mature castrated male cattle destined for meat production or draft.
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Still, when Brahmins but irritated with begging demands the mother of his master's wife, and when she sent them away so angry that they cursed the whole retinue (which was the real reason of the second off-side bullock going lame, and of the pole breaking the night before), he was prepared to accept any priest of any other denomination in or out of India.
Scarcely had she got fairly into it, however, before the beasts closed in behind her, and she found herself completely imbedded in the moving stream of fierce-eyed, long-horned bullocks.
Some of them, like ex-Governor Bullock, of Georgia, were men of high character and usefulness.
The earth was a mere shadow, formless and silent, and empty, till a bullock turned up from somewhere, quite shadowy too.
Then they went so quick up Bullock Street that I couldn't catch them, though I ran round the bars to do it.
It is very likely, an't please your worship, that I should bullock him?
The thawing wind, a bullock, which is no ploughing bullock--a furious bullock, a destroyer, which with angry horns breaketh the ice
When young Bullock (of the firm of Hulker, Bullock & Co.
It's a pity Frederick Bullock hadn't some of his modesty, Maria," replies the elder sister, with a toss of he head.
Frederick Augustus Bullock, of the firm of Hulker, Bullock & Bullock; but hers was a most respectable attachment, and she would have taken Bullock Senior just the same, her mind being fixed--as that of a well-bred young woman should be--upon a house in Park Lane, a country house at Wimbledon, a handsome chariot, and two prodigious tall horses and footmen, and a fourth of the annual profits of the eminent firm of Hulker & Bullock, all of which advantages were represented in the person of Frederick Augustus.
Over 50 farmers entered pairs of bullocks in the competition.
The Welsh Assembly Government had ordered the bullock's slaughter to protect public and animal health, but monks in the small settlement, who believe bullocks are sacred, started a legal battle.