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 Black Cap,Black Cattle. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Black Cattle.
 
Oxen for slaughter; so called because black is their prevailing colour, at least in the north.   1
 


 Black Cap,Black Cattle. 

 
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