bullock


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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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The diamond-bright dawn woke men and crows and bullocks together.
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.
Then Miss Lavish darted under the archway of the white bullocks, and she stopped, and she cried:
Goad on your bullocks, and never more pray to me for help, until you have done your best to help yourself, or depend upon it you will henceforth pray in vain.
Nevertheless," he said to Barbicane, "some valuable and useful beasts, bullocks, cows, horses, and donkeys, would bear the journey very well, and would also be very useful to us.
The hearts of animals--of bullocks, sheep, and so forth--are cooked and devoured, as I am told, by the lower classes, with a vast deal of relish.
There, too, were droves of sheep and bullocks coming in from the outlying pasture lands, and trains of tired immigrants, men and horses equally weary of their interminable journey.
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.
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A COURT has heard an emergency call made by frightened actress Sandra Bullock after she spotted a stalker in her home.
CONGRATULATIONS to Alan Bullock, who has retired from his Tyneside milk round at the age of 77 (The Journal, Saturday).