Meaning of “bullock” in the English Dictionary


"bullock" in English

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bullocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʊl.ək/ us /ˈbʊl.ək/

Examples from literature

  • At last the bullocks are sold to a dealer. 
  • One poor bullock laid down by the way and we were obliged to leave it. 
  • The other end of the rope is fastened to the necks of a pair of bullocks. 
  • There are some peasants, with three bullocks, coming down the valley, and there are four armed horsemen riding behind them. 
  • We unloaded our bullocks: but, having watered our horses, we found that the supply of the well was not even sufficient for them, and that it was filling very slowly. 

(Definition of “bullock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)