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cattle show

noun
1.
an exhibition of prize cattle by cattle breeders, as at a livestock exposition.
2.
Informal. a public appearance by the contenders for a political office, a job, or the like, at which they may be judged by voters, prospective employers, etc.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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cattle show

noun phrase

A convention or other occasion where political candidates display their notions, charisma, etc: raise money for themselves by holding ''cattle shows'' (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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