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stirk

 (stûrk)
n. Chiefly British
A heifer or bullock, especially one between one and two years old.

[Middle English, from Old English stīrc; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

stirk

(stɜːk)
n
1. (Agriculture) a heifer of 6 to 12 months old
2. (Agriculture) a yearling heifer or bullock
[Old English stierc; related to Middle Low German sterke, Old High German stero ram, Latin sterilis sterile, Greek steira; see steer2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stirk - yearling heifer or bullock
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
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Stirk, whose veterinary surgeon husband Anthony campaigned for four-year-olds to be allowed to take part in races between the flags, says the weights should go up 7lb - in tandem with the rise she wants some races restricted to four-and five-year-olds.
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Stirk, the HRA's acting chief veterinary adviser since chief executive Peter Webbon moved to the Animal Health Trust on January 1, has scope to examine any horse, but he will work principally to three criteria.
While acknowledging the contribution towers can make to cities as urban landforms, Stirk focused on the specifics of his tower's location: how it will touch the ground; how it will be viewed from below; and most profoundly, how it will be perceived by street-level city dwellers who may never enter the privatized high-rise world above.
But a dubious penalty, converted by Mark Stirk, restored Willenhall's lead in the 39th minute and then Lee Bullimore and substitute Noel Malcolm struck after the break.
In the Under-13s age group, Cali drew 1-1 with Kader, Skelton United beat Redcar Athletic 4-1 and Stockton Town drew 2-2 with Redcar Athletic Lasses, with Ellie Hamilton and Lucy Stirk both hitting a brace.