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cultivation-paddock

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The tract of land set off from an Australian cattle-farm for tillage and the raising of such crops as are needed on the station.

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Examples

  • Cadi, we like you; but we say to you, Go back to your cultivation-paddock at Brisbane, and marry a wife and beget children before the Lord, and feed on the Government, and let us work out our own salvation.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • Cadi, we like you; but we say to you, Go back to your cultivation-paddock at Brisbane, and marry a wife and beget children before the Lord, and feed on the Government, and let us work out our own salvation.

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Volume 02

  • As Barlas said, he'd been kept in a cultivation-paddock in Sydney and Brisbane; and he was now going to take the business of justice out of the hands of Heaven and its trusted agents the bushmen, and reduce the land to the peace of the

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Complete

  • Drysdale's open-mouthed, admiring "My word!" as he puffed his pipe, his back against an ironbark tree, was most eloquent of long banishment from the delights of the "cultivation-paddock"; and Barlas nodded frequently his approval, and was less grim than usual.

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Complete

  • Cadi, we like you; but we say to you, Go back to your cultivation-paddock at Brisbane, and marry a wife and beget children before the Lord, and feed on the Government, and let us work out our own salvation.

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Complete

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