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Meaning of CORRAL

Pronunciation:  ku'ral

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a pen for cattle
  2. [v]  collect or gather; "corralling votes for an election"
  3. [v]  arrange wagons so that they form a corral
  4. [v]  enclose in a corral; "corral the horses"
 

CORRAL is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cattle pen, cow pen
 
 See Also: accumulate, amass, arrange, collect, compile, enclose, hoard, inclose, pen, pile up, set up, shut in

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cor*ral"\ (k?r-r?l"; Sp. k?r-r?l"), n. [Sp., a yard, a
    yard for cattle, fr. corro a circle or ring, fr. L. currere
    to run. Cf. {Kraal}.]
    A pen for animals; esp., an inclosure made with wagons, by
    emigrants in the vicinity of hostile Indians, as a place of
    security for horses, cattle, etc.
    
    
  2. \Cor*ral"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corraled} (-r?ld" or
    -r?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Corralling}.]
    To surround and inclose; to coop up; to put into an inclosed
    space; -- primarily used with reference to securing horses
    and cattle in an inclosure of wagons while traversing the
    plains, but in the Southwestern United States now
    colloquially applied to the capturing, securing, or penning
    of anything. --Bartlett.
    
    
 
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