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Definition: Belted cattle
1. Encircled by, or secured with, a belt; as, a belted plaid;
girt with a belt, as an honorary distinction; as, a belted
knight; a belted earl.
2. Marked with a band or circle; as, a belted stalk.
3. Worn in, or suspended from, the belt.
Three men with belted brands. --Sir W.
, cattle originally from Dutch stock, having a
broad band of white round the middle, while the rest of
the body is black; -- called also blanketed cattle
(k[a^]t"t'l), n. pl. [OE. calet, chatel, goods,
property, OF. catel, chatel, LL. captale, capitale, goods,
property, esp. cattle, fr. L. capitals relating to the head,
chief; because in early ages beasts constituted the chief
part of a man's property. See Capital
, and cf. Chattel
Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including
all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules,
asses, and swine.
, Black cattle
. See under Belted
, a trench under a railroad track and alongside
a crossing (as of a public highway). It is intended to
prevent cattle from getting upon the track.
(Zo["o]l.), any species of louse infecting
cattle. There are several species. The H[ae]matatopinus eurysternus
and H[ae]matatopinus vituli
species which suck blood; Trichodectes scalaris
, the rinderpest; called also Russian cattle plague
, or Cattle run
, an open space through which
cattle may run or range. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
, an exhibition of domestic animals with prizes
for the encouragement of stock breeding; -- usually
accompanied with the exhibition of other agricultural and
domestic products and of implements.