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Definition: Russian cattle plague
(r[i^]n"d[~e]r*p[e^]st), n. [G., fr.
rind, pl. rinder, cattle + pest pest, plague.]
A highly contagious distemper or murrain, affecting neat
cattle, and less commonly sheep and goats; -- called also
, Russian cattle plague
, and steppe murrain
(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.