bullock


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bul·lock

 (bo͝ol′ək)
n.
1. A castrated bull; a steer.
2. A young bull.

[Middle English bullok, from Old English bulluc; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

bullock

(ˈbʊlək)
n
1. (Breeds) a gelded bull; steer
2. (Breeds) archaic a bull calf
vb
(intr) informal Austral and NZ to work hard and long
[Old English bulluc; see bull1, -ock]

bul•lock

(ˈbʊl ək)

n.
1. a castrated bull; steer.
2. a young bull.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English bulluc. See bull1, -ock]
bul′lock•y, adj.

bullock


Past participle: bullocked
Gerund: bullocking

Imperative
bullock
bullock
Present
I bullock
you bullock
he/she/it bullocks
we bullock
you bullock
they bullock
Preterite
I bullocked
you bullocked
he/she/it bullocked
we bullocked
you bullocked
they bullocked
Present Continuous
I am bullocking
you are bullocking
he/she/it is bullocking
we are bullocking
you are bullocking
they are bullocking
Present Perfect
I have bullocked
you have bullocked
he/she/it has bullocked
we have bullocked
you have bullocked
they have bullocked
Past Continuous
I was bullocking
you were bullocking
he/she/it was bullocking
we were bullocking
you were bullocking
they were bullocking
Past Perfect
I had bullocked
you had bullocked
he/she/it had bullocked
we had bullocked
you had bullocked
they had bullocked
Future
I will bullock
you will bullock
he/she/it will bullock
we will bullock
you will bullock
they will bullock
Future Perfect
I will have bullocked
you will have bullocked
he/she/it will have bullocked
we will have bullocked
you will have bullocked
they will have bullocked
Future Continuous
I will be bullocking
you will be bullocking
he/she/it will be bullocking
we will be bullocking
you will be bullocking
they will be bullocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bullocking
you have been bullocking
he/she/it has been bullocking
we have been bullocking
you have been bullocking
they have been bullocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bullocking
you will have been bullocking
he/she/it will have been bullocking
we will have been bullocking
you will have been bullocking
they will have been bullocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bullocking
you had been bullocking
he/she/it had been bullocking
we had been bullocking
you had been bullocking
they had been bullocking
Conditional
I would bullock
you would bullock
he/she/it would bullock
we would bullock
you would bullock
they would bullock
Past Conditional
I would have bullocked
you would have bullocked
he/she/it would have bullocked
we would have bullocked
you would have bullocked
they would have bullocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bullock - young bullbullock - young bull        
young mammal - any immature mammal
bull - uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
2.bullock - castrated bull
male - an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
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"
Translations
ثَوْر صَغيرثَوْرٌ مَخْصِي
býčekvůl
kastreret oksestud
tinó
geldnautungt naut, ungur tarfur
býček
genç boğaöküz

bullock

[ˈbʊlək] Nbuey m

bullock

[ˈbʊlək] nbœuf m

bullock

nOchse m

bullock

[ˈbʊlək] nmanzo

bull

(bul) noun
1. the male of the ox family and of the whale, walrus, elephant etc.
2. a bull's-eye.
ˈbullock (-lək) noun
1. a young bull.
2. a castrated bull, an ox, often used to pull bullock carts.
ˈbullfight noun
in Spain etc a fight between a bull and men on horseback and on foot.
ˈbullfighter noun
ˈbullring noun
the enclosed area where a bullfight takes place.
ˈbull's-eye noun
the centre of a target, especially in archery, darts etc.
References in classic literature ?
The young mule's teeth snapped, and I heard him say something about not being afraid of any beefy old bullock in the world.
When young Bullock (of the firm of Hulker, Bullock & Co., Bankers, Lombard Street), who had been making up to Miss Maria the last two seasons, actually asked Amelia to dance the cotillon, could you expect that the former young lady should be pleased?
Still, when Brahmins but irritated with begging demands the mother of his master's wife, and when she sent them away so angry that they cursed the whole retinue (which was the real reason of the second off-side bullock going lame, and of the pole breaking the night before), he was prepared to accept any priest of any other denomination in or out of India.
Ulysses slept in the cloister upon an undressed bullock's hide, on the top of which he threw several skins of the sheep the suitors had eaten, and Eurynome {156} threw a cloak over him after he had laid himself down.
For this purpose, three or four horsemen sally forth to some wood, frequented by bears, and, depositing the carcass of a bullock, hide themselves in the vicinity.
"It is, past any doubt, a new breed of bullock. Some day it will not be able to keep its foothold up yonder, and will fall as the men did.
The strength of the horse as compared to that of the bullock is quite astonishing: a man on horseback having thrown his lazo round the horns of a beast, can drag it anywhere he chooses.
It is very likely, an't please your worship, that I should bullock him?
The Atlanta Exposition, at which I had been asked to make an address as a representative of the Negro race, as stated in the last chapter, was opened with a short address from Governor Bullock. After other interesting exercises, including an invocation from Bishop Nelson, of Georgia, a dedicatory ode by Albert Howell, Jr., and addresses by the President of the Exposition and Mrs.
The thawing wind, a bullock, which is no ploughing bullock--a furious bullock, a destroyer, which with angry horns breaketh the ice!
Goad on your bullocks, and never more pray to me for help, until you have done your best to help yourself, or depend upon it you will henceforth pray in vain."
There, too, were droves of sheep and bullocks coming in from the outlying pasture lands, and trains of tired immigrants, men and horses equally weary of their interminable journey.