Most people go to a "cattle-show" to be amused; a few go to learn.
This fatal fog occurred during the London cattle-show week, and killed a great number of the animals sent for exhibition.
At the cattle-show the farmer may learn of new methods and see their results.
What had that old tipsy female at the cattle-show got to tell him?
For you will remember that the Kentucky fair has ceased by this time to be a cattle-show.
There are more clowns at a cattle-show than the sawdust ever saw.
That is, the fair began as a cattle-show, though stock of other kinds was exhibited.
I was at the cattle-show on the 6th, and executed the delegated task of toast-master, and so forth.
Unfortunately, the day after cattle-show—the day after small beer—he was among the missing, but not long this time.
I wish he would send me, by and by, the paper which contains the results of the cattle-show.
A convention or other occasion where political candidates display their notions, charisma, etc: raise money for themselves by holding ''cattle shows'' (1970s+)