Alderney

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alderney One of a breed of cattle raised in Alderney, one of the Channel Islands. Alderneys are of a dun or tawny color and are often called Jersey cattle. See Jersey, 3.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Alderney A breed of small-sized cattle originating in Alderney, noted for the abundance and richness of their milk. They are of light build, with small horns, and are generally of a fawn color with blackish legs.
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Usage

In literature:

Durham, Alderney, and Jersey stock are exported to both Americas for breeding purposes.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
The ALDERNEYS are a small race of oxen with deer-like faces.
"The Stock-Feeder's Manual" by Charles Alexander Cameron
Such are the races of Portland, Alderney, &c. Also, a mill-race, or tail-course.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
CONCEPTION, earlier in Alderney and Zetland cows than in other breeds, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
It was upon the dangerous cluster of rocks west of Alderney, and known as the Caskets, that Henry I.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
If you are not able to buy Durhams and Alderneys, you can raise the corn breed.
"The Ghosts" by Robert G. Ingersoll
They left off eating the whole time he was with them; for they were very well bred Shorthorns and Alderneys.
"The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit" by Richard Harris
Of all breeds of cattle we most admire the Alderney.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
Elands were running in big troops, almost as tame as Alderney cows, and we lived like fighting cocks.
"Tales of South Africa" by H.A. Bryden
Alderney, race of, 293.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
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