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double dead meat

double dead meat  adj.— «“Double dead meat” is a local parlance for hot meat from swine, cow or chicken that died from a disease but still being sold as “fresh.”» —“DA confiscates 1,000 kilograms of ‘double dead...

bell cow

bell cow  n.— «Lamar wanted to bring in high school players that would learn under Tubbs for four years. They would become the foundation—what Tubbs’ refers to as “bell cows,” a group of leaders tutored on “Billy Ball...

bell cow

bell cow  n.— «But the goal is always the same, finish early and often. That, meanwhile, is the job of the “bell cow,” a term for the team’s lead runner who’s job it is to jump out early and interrupt another...

road cow

road cow  n.— «Like a few people here, Brett does a bit of everything. He also has his quota of “road cows,” a small number of beef cattle each family is allowed to let wander over the public land of the island. He used to...

protein

protein  n.— «Every 10 seconds a new cow—in slaughterhouse vernacular, “proteins”—enters Swift’s Greeley plant. Blood-spattered workers carve through the swaying, 1,200-pound carcasses.» —“Farmlands Seen as Fertile for...

dally

dally  n.— «The reatas were from fifty to seventy feet long and the cattle were snared at long range. They took the dallies then just like the California cow punchers do to this day. (To dally means to wrap the reatta around the saddle...