cattle prod
noun Date: 1970 a handheld prodding device that delivers an electric shock (as in controlling cattle)

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  • cattle prod — cattle prods N COUNT A cattle prod is an object shaped like a long stick. Farmers make cattle move in a particular direction by pushing the cattle prod against the bodies of the animals. ...an electric cattle prod …   English dictionary

  • cattle prod — n a type of stick that gives cattle an electric shock when it touches them, used to make them move …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cattle prod — cattle ,prod noun count a stick that can give an ELECTRIC SHOCK, used for making an animal move in a particular direction …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Cattle prod — A cattle prod, also called a stock prod, is a handheld device commonly used to make cattle or other livestock move by striking or poking them, or in the case of a Hot Shot type prod, through a relatively high voltage, low current electric… …   Wikipedia

  • cattle prod — a rod shaped, usually electrified device designed for prodding or driving livestock, esp. cattle. * * * cattle prod noun A rod or goad, often capable of delivering low voltage electric shocks, for driving cattle, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑cattle * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • cattle prod — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cattle prod : singular cattle prod plural cattle prods a stick that can give an electric shock, used for making an animal move in a particular direction …   English dictionary

  • cattle prod — /ˈkætl prɒd/ (say katl prod) noun a cylinder containing a battery used as a prod to control cattle by giving them a small electric shock. Also, electric cattle prod …   Australian English dictionary

  • cattle prod — a rod shaped, usually electrified device designed for prodding or driving livestock, esp. cattle. * * * …   Universalium

  • Prod — can refer to: *Cattle prod, a device (often electric) used to goad livestock into moving *An offensive term common to Ireland referring to someone of the Protestant faith …   Wikipedia

  • prod. — 1. produce. 2. produced. 3. producer. 4. product. 5. production. * * * prod «prod», verb, prod|ded, prod|ding …   Useful english dictionary

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