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calf roping

a timed rodeo event in which a mounted rider chases and lassos a calf, dismounts, and throws the calf to the ground, tying three of the animal's legs with a short length of rope.
1905-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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calf roping

rodeo event in which a mounted cowboy chases a calf, lassoes it, dismounts, throws the calf to the ground by hand, and ties up three of its feet with a short rope. He signals completion by raising both hands. The performance is timed, and the contestant with the lowest time wins.

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