Definition of Cattle thief
1. Noun. Someone who steals livestock (especially cattle).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cattle Thief
Literary usage of Cattle thief
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treasury of South African Poetry and Verse by Edward Heath Crouch (1907)
"THE cattle thief. I RISE from my bed When the moon is dead, And hidden is every star; When the white man sleeps, And the tired hound No vigil keeps, But, ..."
2. Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of 1890-91 by Willis Fletcher Johnson (2000)
"FORT BUFORD'S GHASTLY TRAGEDY - AN ACCOMPLISHED cattle thief - CONTEMPT FOR PALE FACES - OPPOSING INVASION OF His TERRITORY - THE FORT ELLIS EPISODE - A ..."