holding pen


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a pen where livestock is temporarily confined

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The run covers 930-yards (850-meters) from a holding pen on the edge of town to the central bull ring where the large animals face matadors and almost certain death in afternoon bullfights.
It wasn't that long ago when the Sheffield Shield was seen as a holding pen for Test cricketers, with stars such as Darren Lehmann, Mike Hussey and Brad Hodge plugging away for years waiting to get picked.
He arrived at the park on Thursday and is now being released into a special holding pen where he and resident polar bear Mercedes will be able to see each other for the first time.
Rajesh Lakshman wrote the SSC examination holding pen with his legs and scored 71%.
The Red Cross said several people were treated by mobile units along the 850m course from a holding pen to Pamplona's central bull ring.
The six fighting bulls and six bell-tinkling steers meant to keep them in a pack stayed together for much of the 930-yard dash from a holding pen to the city's bull ring.
But I've been in this holding pen alone for three-and-a-half hours, without food or water, and have, already, in that period of time, been hauled out five times for interrogating (the first couple of times, I'd describe it as questioning; after that, it became worse) by four different people.
A heifer escaped its holding pen at the market in Craven Road and hit livestock worker Andrew Truelove - causing him to be badly injured from the impact - before roaming around the town centre.
The Confederate government had opened the new prison late in the war, as a temporary holding pen for newly captured Union troops until they could be exchanged.
His holding pen has been filled with bales of straw for him to make a den to sleep in.
The Star newspaper reported that Malaysian Human Rights Commission official Siva Subramaniam said a total of 56 foreigners were staying at a lounge area in the airport, with about 200 having been taken to a holding pen area near the international arrival hall.
There I, and the others with me on the bus, were taken off and steered like cattle into a holding pen.
I have a third holding pen for yearling buck kids that will be sold.
But we've found that the rate of infection among the pigs increases to nearly 40 percent once they've spent just a few hours in the holding pen," he says.