from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The group of assistants to the matador in a bullfight.
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- noun bullfighting The team which supports the
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Especially the cooperatives '"cuadrilla" work procedures repeatedly lead to difficulties due to the parallellism or duplication of work performed by these small mining teams.
Hernando would not divulge it, not to a journalista, not to a lover; but to the men in his cuadrilla he would tap the side of his head with two fingers and declare, It is simple, boys—you have only to think like a bull.
After the fifth year, Hernando could no longer employ a cuadrilla, even with above-market salaries and a light workload.
Shouts from her cuadrilla ricochet around the lady matador.
She poses for photographs with her cuadrilla, signs autographs, waves away further questions.
Her cuadrilla warned Suki that a mastodon would be brought to her in this ruined city.
Silently, her cuadrilla forms a protective half ring behind her.
Suki thinks of her cuadrilla back at the hotel, waiting for their big break to come with hers.
Suki turns and blows a kiss to the five men in her cuadrilla, handsome in their bullfighting finery.
The watchers of the torero's cuadrilla critically judge the moves and feints of the half-ton monster as it careers around the ring.