Belted cattle
Belted Belt"ed, a. 1. Encircled by, or secured with, a belt; as, a belted plaid; girt with a belt, as an honorary distinction; as, a belted knight; a belted earl. [1913 Webster]

2. Marked with a band or circle; as, a belted stalk. [1913 Webster]

3. Worn in, or suspended from, the belt. [1913 Webster]

Three men with belted brands. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

{Belted cattle}, cattle originally from Dutch stock, having a broad band of white round the middle, while the rest of the body is black; -- called also {blanketed cattle}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Belted cattle — Cattle Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belted cattle — noun : cattle of any breed characterized by a white band about the body …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belted — Belt ed, a. 1. Encircled by, or secured with, a belt; as, a belted plaid; girt with a belt, as an honorary distinction; as, a belted knight; a belted earl. [1913 Webster] 2. Marked with a band or circle; as, a belted stalk. [1913 Webster] 3. Worn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle — Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle guard — Cattle Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cattle louse — Cattle Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle plague — Cattle Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle range — Cattle Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle run — Cattle Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cattle show — Cattle Cat tle (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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