Definition of Cabestros

1. cabestro [n] - See also: cabestro



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cabestros

cabbin
cabbing
cabbler
cabblers
cabbling
cabby
cabdriver
cabdrivers
cabdriving
caber
cabergoline
cabernet
cabernets
cabers
cabestro
cabestros (current term)
cabezon
cabezone
cabezones
cabezons
cabiai
cabiais
cabildo
cabildos
cabin
cabin-boy
cabin-cruiser
cabin boy
cabin boys
cabin car

Literary usage of Cabestros

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Spain of the Spanish by Janie Villiers-Wardell (1909)
"It is necessary to realise that nothing can be done with the fighting bulls without the aid of their own special cabestros. These great animals they know ..."

2. Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin, Eugène Edward Street (1902)
"In driving the bulls from one pasture to another, or bringing them into the towns, the cabestros are followed with unwavering faith by these otherwise ..."

3. Untrodden Spain, and Her Black Country: Being Sketches of the Life and by Hugh James Rose (1875)
"... and gallop back into the open country, and the cabestros, or bell- oxen, have then again to be driven out to collect then- scattered followers. ..."

4. Daytrips Spain and Portugal: 50 One Day Advnetures by Car, Rail Or Ferry by Norman P. T. Renouf (2001)
"First, the cabestros are moved through the pulley-controlled gates into the ... Next, one or two (oras are coaxed by the cabestros through the corrales to ..."

5. Mexico: Tours Through the Egypt of the New World by Reau Campbell (1890)
"The fighting bulls have for pasture companions the cabestros, a species of ve intelligent oxen, which, to some extent, perform the duties of a shepherd-dog, ..."

6. Sixty Years in California: A History of Events and Life in California by William Heath Davis (1889)
"When the owners of adjoining ranches came to the rodeo ground to select their cattle, they brought their own cabestros, and their own vaqueros, ..."

7. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"He had a long coil of cabestros dangling from the pommel of his saddle, and was evidently in search of strays, for he asked me if I had ..."

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