die-up

noun

plural -s
West
: a widespread destruction of range livestock caused usually by some untoward natural phenomenon (such as a drought or a blizzard)
sometimes : an animal dead in a die-up
salvaging the hides of die-ups

Word History

Etymology

from die up, verb

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“Die-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/die-up. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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