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Definition of Corral

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • a pen for cattle
  • collect or gather
  • arrange wagons so that they form a corral
  • enclose in a corral

How to use corral in a sentence. Corral pronunciation.

J. Shiffer had been selected as corral boss of the detachment.
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With the instinct of a true teamster, he had snapped up the best pair of mules in the whole corral and was out before the detachment commander had selected a single mule.
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They were worked harder than any other team in the 5th Army Corps, and when they were turned in to the quartermaster in August, they were as fat, as sleek, as strong, and as hardy as on the day they were taken from the corral in Baiquiri.
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He was still dilating upon these reasons when Andy Green rode slowly down the slope to the corral.
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His search led him out beyond the corrals in the little dry wash that sometimes caught and held what the high winds brought rolling that way.
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Annie-Many-Ponies, riding surreptitiously up the dry wash-meaning to come out in a farther gully and so approach the corral from the west instead of from the east-came upon Applehead quite unexpectedly.
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And then, just when they were making ready for an early start the next morning; just when Applehead had the corral full of horses and his chuckwagon of grub; just when the Happy Family had packed their war-bags with absolute necessities and were justifying themselves in final arguments with Andy Green, who refused point-blank to leave the; ranch-then, at the time a dramatist would have chosen for his entrance for an effective "curtain," here came Luck, smiling and driving a huge seven-passenger machine crowded to the last folding seat and with the chauffeur riding on the running board where Luck had calmly banished him when he skidded on a sharp turn and came near upsetting them.
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She did not dare go to the corral for her horse.
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The corral was in plain sight of the house, and the eyes of Wagalexa Conka were keen as the eye of the Sioux, his foster brothers.
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Luck's voice was no less stern because it was lowered so that a couple of the boys fussing with the horses inside the rope corral could not overhear what he had to say.
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By the time Luck reached the bank Miguel came loping back with the news that the red machine had crossed the lower bridge and had turned up toward Atrisco, that little Mexican hamlet which lies between the river and the bluffs where the white sand of the desert spills over into the nearest corrals and little pastures.
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Luck gave the squalid huts a long stare and turned away toward the corral and a low shed that served as a stable.
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In the corral a mangy pony blinked in dejected slumber; and all the while, the three dogs followed them and barked and yapped and growled, until Pink turned in the saddle with the plain intention of stopping the clamor with a bullet or two.
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When the dog, with a last hysterical yelp, suddenly flattened its body and wriggled under a corner of the shed, Pink turned and rode after the others, who had passed the corral and were heading for the upper and of a small patch of green stuff that looked like a half-hearted attempt at a vegetable garden.
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The train shrieked and painted swiftly hill and embankment and little adobe huts and a corral full of huddled sheep, and went churning away to the northeast.
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The bray of a lazy burro broke the afternoon quiet, and it was comfortingly suggestive of the drowsy farmyard, and the open corrals, and the green alfalfa fields.
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Next on the slope, just below the third and largest lake, were corrals and a wide stone barn and open sheds and coops and pens.
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Neighing horses trampled to the corral fences.
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His own horse he turned loose into the nearest corral.
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Wrangle was one of the horses that left his viciousness in the home corral.
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Examples of Corral

Example #1
The most picturesque figure, the most boyish member, and as brave a soldier as ever shouldered a musket; broad of shoulder, stout of limb, full of joke, as cheerful as a ray of sunlight, this man was the incarnation of courage and devotion.
Example #2
These Missouri mules were capable of pulling anything loose at both ends, and four experienced drivers had been selected from the detachment who were capable of riding anything that walked on four feet, or driving anything from an Arab courser to a pair of Shetland ponies.
Example #3
This team was as black as Shiffer's shoes and as strong as a pair of elephants.
Example #4
He was proud of the job.
Example #5
The other three teamsters were like unto the first.