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 for Cattle show
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cattle \Cat"tle\ (k[a^]t"t'l), n. pl. [OE. calet, chatel, goods,
     property, OF. catel, chatel, LL. captale, capitale, goods,
     property, esp. cattle, fr. L. capitals relating to the head,
     chief; because in early ages beasts constituted the chief
     part of a man's property. See Capital, and cf. Chattel.]
     Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including
     all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules,
     asses, and swine.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Belted cattle, Black cattle. See under Belted, Black.
        
  
     Cattle guard, a trench under a railroad track and alongside
        a crossing (as of a public highway). It is intended to
        prevent cattle from getting upon the track.
  
     cattle louse (Zool.), any species of louse infecting
        cattle. There are several species. The H[ae]matatopinus
        eurysternus and H[ae]matatopinus vituli are common
        species which suck blood; Trichodectes scalaris eats the
        hair.
  
     Cattle plague, the rinderpest; called also Russian cattle
        plague.
  
     Cattle range, or Cattle run, an open space through which
        cattle may run or range. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
  
     Cattle show, an exhibition of domestic animals with prizes
        for the encouragement of stock breeding; -- usually
        accompanied with the exhibition of other agricultural and
        domestic products and of implements.
        [1913 Webster]

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