1827G. ThompsonTrav. 350If a person steal a cow, and slaughter it at his kraal, every one implicated is obliged to pay a beast to the plaintiff.
1841J.W. AppleyardWar of Axe (1971) 6They had just slaughtered a beast at the great place and were busy preparing for eating.
1852T. Shone Diary. 24 Aug.The Rebels have taken all The Cattle from the Police station on the Waay Plaats yesterday, they cannot Find the spur of the Beast.
c1881A. DouglassOstrich Farming 205Where sweet veldt cattle are brought on to sour veldt, a considerable per-centage suffer. The best and most simple remedy is a quart of linseed oil with a wine-glass of turpentine for a full-grown beast, and half the amount for a young beast.
1803J.T. Van der KempTrans. of Missionary Soc.I. 437In the centre of the kraal there is a large circular area, fenced by trees, cut down and laid in the manner of an abbatis. Into this beast-kraal, all the cattle belonging to the kraal are driven at evening and milked.
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