CATTLE in a Sentence

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For CATTLE, below is one of 100 sentences:
The garden, curiously enough, was a quarter of a mile from the house, and the way to it led up a shallow draw past the cattle corral.

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 Meanings and Examples of CATTLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
cattle
 n.  animals with horns and cloven hoofs; cows
Classic Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
1  Now they'd know what it meant to have fertile fields stripped, horses and cattle stolen, houses burned, old men and boys dragged off to prison and women and children turned out to starve.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
2  No far-off cattle lowed, no birds sang, no wind waved the trees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  Beyond the lawn, with its pyramidal pale-gold maples and velvety firs, sloped pastures dotted with cattle; and through a long glade the river widened like a lake under the silver light of September.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
4  But all these were collared, and dragged along the deck like dead cattle; and, side by side, were seized up into the mizzen rigging, like three quarters of meat, and there they hung till morning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  The garden, curiously enough, was a quarter of a mile from the house, and the way to it led up a shallow draw past the cattle corral.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II
6  The cattle in the corral ate corn almost as fast as the men could shell it for them, and we hoped they would be ready for an early market.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIII
7  Perhaps the barn had burned; perhaps the cattle had frozen to death; perhaps a neighbour was lost in the storm.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
8  In winter she wore a sealskin coat and cap, and she and Mr. Harling used to walk home together in the evening, talking about grain-cars and cattle, like two men.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
9  She knew every farmer for miles about: how much land he had under cultivation, how many cattle he was feeding, what his liabilities were.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
10  Whenever we rode over in that direction we saw her out among her cattle, bareheaded and barefooted, scantily dressed in tattered clothing, always knitting as she watched her herd.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
11  There he would sit down on the drawside and help her watch her cattle.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
12  She begged Antonia and me to go with her, and help get her cattle together; they were scattered and might be gorging themselves in somebody's cornfield.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
13  I told him nobody wanted to drownd themselves, but if we didn't have rain soon we'd have to pump water for the cattle.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
14  He reminded me of Ole Benson, who used to sit on the drawside and watch Lena herd her cattle.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
15  I followed a cattle path through the thick under-brush until I came to a slope that fell away abruptly to the water's edge.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Work does not stop for the day until all the cattle are safely penned in.
2  The leaves of certain trees are poisonous to cattle.
3  Two old boys tarried on the street corner discussing cattle.
4  The cattle are grazing in the field.
5  The cattle got out of the field through an opening in the fence.
6  Scientists have warned that the use of growth hormones to make cattle grow more quickly may result in a health risk for consumers.
7  They corralled the cattle before loading them onto the truck.
8  The owner couldn't be bothered to brand the cattle.
9  I run a cattle station some miles up-country.
10  There are many herds of cattle in the meadow.
11  Besides it a handicrafts and local fruit process exhibition show also arranged in outskirt of cattle show.
12  I don't wish to yoke to him in marriage, as if we were cattle pulling a plow.
13  List the vertebrate pests that commonly cause problems at cattle feedlots, dairies, and poultry.
14  The lowing of the cattle in the distance would take the place of the Mock Turtle's heavy sobs.
15  From the hilltop, they could see the herd like ants in the distance; they could barely hear the cattle low.