Twenty head—among them one Bar Cross cow with an unbranded calf some eight or ten months old.
I found I could get no attention there, while I carried an unbranded one.
In a dell in the forest we espied some “mavericks,” or unbranded stock.
A maverick is an unbranded calf that has been weaned and shifts for itself.
His name's gone over the ranges as a counter of unbranded stock.
You see, Mr. Harding, you are the first Englishman he ever encountered; fact is he is range bred, unbranded and wild.
"I say he's lyin'," observed a squatter, whom Thomas Ransom had discovered ear-marking an unbranded calf.
The title to many of these colts, branded and unbranded, was very much mixed up, and indeed still in the Courts.
All the other cattle owners did, so Maverick claimed all unbranded stock.
Then there's a bunch of wild, unbranded yearlings, probably twenty or thirty, over on that pasture by the cliffs.