cattle-station love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cattle-run with a homestead and all the necessary buildings.

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Examples

  • The package starts at $1,377 a person for two nights and includes accommodations, meals, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, a half-day cattle-station tour, horse riding and additional activities.

    Have Fun in the Sun,

  • That lagoon presented an excellent place for a cattle-station.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • But I sought it in vain; and was glad at night to turn towards the banks of the Nammoy, in search of a cattle-station.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • The camp we left, namely, XXIX, or “MOONDI,” or the “second depôt camp,” will be found a valuable cattle-station or sheep-station, by the first squatter coming this way.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • Two old women came to the ponds of Nyingan for water, by whom Piper was told that the nearest permanent water was “NIMINÉ,” where white men had attempted to form a cattle-station, and been prevented by natives from the Darling, many of whom had since been shot by the white men.

    Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia

  • She remembered, as if it had been yesterday, how McKeith, a raw youth of eighteen with a horrible tragedy at the back of his young life, had been picked up by her father and brought to Bungroopim to learn the work of a cattle-station .... hitherto his experience, such as it was, had been with sheep in the, then, unsettled north.

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • It was the time of the annual muster at Cummabella -- a cattle-station seventeen miles eastward from Caddagat -- and all our men were there assisting.

    My Brilliant Career

  • After that the lubras, in a private quarrel during the washing of clothes, tore one of the "couple of changes" of blouses sadly; and the mistress of a cattle-station was obliged to entertain guests at times in a pink cambric blouse patched with a washed calico flour-bag; no provision having been made for patching.

    We of the Never-Never

  • Now we must follow for a time the adventures of Charlie Gordon and the new chum, whom we left just starting out for 'far back', Charlie to take over a cattle-station for Old Man Grant, and Carew to search for Patrick

    Outback Marriage, an : a story of Australian life

  • He was a small, wiry, hard-featured fellow, the son of a stockman on a big cattle-station, and began life as

    Three Elephant Power and Other Stories

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