from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The rearing, buying, selling, or transportation of cattle.
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Paul Meillard didn't want that happening until he'd concluded the cattle-trade.
The first happened, as usual, unexpectedly, and came nearly ruining our cattle-trade venture.
The Asia, poor old tub, lies at the bottom of the Bay of Bengal, where she foundered with all hands when engaged in the cattle-trade.
_Matamoros_ on the American frontier has a considerable cattle-trade.
People talk more about the cattle-trade, the Mexican thievery question, the invasion of Mexico by the French, the prospect of the opening up of silver mines, than of the rise and fall of the political mercury; and the general government comes in for consideration and criticism only when the frontier defenses or the Mexican boundaries are discussed.
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