Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of lairage in English:
A place where cattle or sheep may be rested on the way to market or slaughter.
- Improved training of staff in slaughterhouses and changes to design and operation in lairages are just some recommendations that the Government has accepted.
- Owing to bad weather, the vessel did not enter port and the waiting cattle were removed from the lairage on Sligo Quay to a train which brought them to the Northern Port.
- The OIC transportation and infrastructure committee meeting decided to give the lairage, which will be situated to the right of the causeway, between the marshalling area and the piled pier at Hatston, approval.
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