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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BULL'OCK, n. An ox, or castrated bull. In America,it is applied to a full grown ox.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: young bull
2: castrated bull [syn: bullock, steer]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: before 12th century 1. a young bull 2. a castrated bull ; steer bullocky adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. a castrated bull. --v.intr. (often foll. by at) Austral. colloq. work very hard. Etymology: OE bulluc, dimin. of BULL(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bullock Bul"lock, n. [AS. bulluc a young bull. See Bull.] 1. A young bull, or any male of the ox kind. Take thy father's young bullock, even the second bullock of seven years old. --Judges vi. 25. 2. An ox, steer, or stag.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bullock Bul"lock, v. t. To bully. [Obs.] She shan't think to bullock and domineer over me. --Foote.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(bullocks) A bullock is a young bull that has been castrated. N-COUNT

Easton's Bible Dictionary

(1.) The translation of a word which is a generic name for horned cattle (Isa. 65:25). It is also rendered "cow" (Ezek. 4:15), "ox" (Gen. 12:16).

(2.) The translation of a word always meaning an animal of the ox kind, without distinction of age or sex (Hos. 12:11). It is rendered "cow" (Num. 18:17) and "ox" (Lev. 17:3).

(3.) Another word is rendered in the same way (Jer. 31:18). It is also translated "calf" (Lev. 9:3; Micah 6:6). It is the same word used of the "molten calf" (Ex. 32:4, 8) and "the golden calf" (1 Kings 12:28).

(4.) In Judg. 6:25; Isa. 34:7, the Hebrew word is different. It is the customary word for bulls offered in sacrifice. In Hos. 14:2, the Authorized Version has "calves," the Revised Version "bullocks."

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

To hector, bounce, or bully.



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