Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In English law, right of pasturage in the land of another. It is a distinct and several interest in laud, and passes by lease and release.

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Examples

  • He finally marked where he thought the trucks should be and then he traced a route cross country back to Harkle's cattle-gate.

    No Country For Old Men

  • Glancing up and around, he saw a wood at his side, and just here a cattle-gate in the rail fence, through which a herd had evidently passed, not long since, to be milked and housed in the home barn for the night.

    Joyce's Investments A Story for Girls

  • Roddy walked slowly, trying not to meet him at the cattle-gate.

    Mary Olivier: a Life

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