from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. that has not yet been butchered
  • adv. whilst standing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. of cattle, standing (on the hoof); not slaughtered.


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  • They thought he was giving the name of the breed, and from that day to this, beef on the hoof and beef in the tin is called bullamacow.

    Chapter 16


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