How Do You Spell CATTLE?

Correct spelling for the English word "cattle" is [k_ˈa_t_əl], [kˈatə͡l], [kˈatə‍l]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of CATTLE

  1. kat'l, n.pl. beasts of pasture, esp. oxen, bulls, and cows: sometimes also horses, sheep, &c.--ns. CATT'LEMAN, one who tends cattle, or who rears them on a ranch; CATT'LE-PLAGUE, plague or disease among cattle, esp. that known as rinderpest or steppe murrain; CATT'LE-SHOW, an exhibition or show of cattle or other domestic animals in competition for prizes. [O. Fr. catel, chatel--Low L. captale, orig. capital, property in general, then esp. animals--L. capitalis, chief--caput, the head, beasts in early times forming the chief part of property.]

Common Misspellings for CATTLE

Below is the list of 323 misspellings for the word "cattle".

Usage Examples for CATTLE

  1. After a short time the youth came in sight of what appeared to be a herd of cattle in the far distance. - "The Settler and the Savage" by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. Have moch horse and cattle, I guess. - "The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
  3. This second wife had not much regard for the son, and he was obliged to go out on the mountain, far from the house, to take care of the cattle. - "The Irish Fairy Book" by Various
  4. He then went home to his father and asked for cattle with which to marry her. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories" by Henry Theophilus Finck