English version

cattle market

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Agriculture
cattle marketˈcattle ˌmarket (also cattle auction American English) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TAa place where cattle are bought and sold2 informalSEXY a beauty competition or a social event where women are judged only by their appearance – used to show disapproval
Examples from the Corpus
cattle marketA cattle market used to be held in the square but now it serves as a the town's chief car park.Among items discussed were the Skipbridge village proposal and the resiting of Darlington cattle market.In addition to the sheep and wool market, Hawkshead was well known for its cattle market.At the end of the day the cattle market closed.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.