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sale ring

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Definition of sale ring in English:

noun

British
An enclosure around which a circle of buyers stands at an auction to view livestock offered for sale.
Example sentences
  • Students, under the guidance of the college's technical officers, are in attendance on the day to help prepare the grounds and usher the bulls into the sale ring throughout the entire auction.
  • Restricted Livestock Area - Currently the designated livestock area for cattle is behind and beyond the sale ring but when sheep come on-stream it will include the sheep shed as a separate control point.
  • One of the animals in the Ampleforth Abbey herd comes under scrutiny in the sale ring.

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