Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A halting- or mustering-place for cattle; a rounding-up place.

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Examples

  • Naturally Dan's cattle-tussle reminded him of other tussles with ringing cattle; then the cattle-camp suggesting other cattle-camp yarns, he settled down to reminiscences until he had us all cold thrills and skin-creeps, although we were gathered around a blazing fire.

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  • And now, after hauling the reader pretty well all over Australia -- from mountain-station to out-back holding, from cattle-camp to buffalo run -- we must ask him to take a seat in the Supreme Court at Sydney, to hear the trial of the "great Grant Will Case."

    Outback Marriage, an : a story of Australian life

  • Indignation meetings were held in every little townlet and cattle-camp on the Karoo.

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  • a snapping twig is enough to set hair lifting; and just as the most fitting place for ghost stories is an old ruined castle, full of eerie noises, so there is no place more suited to cattle-camp yarns than a cattle camp.

    We of the Never-Never

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