phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Bull at a gate

Posted by Smokey Stover on October 19, 2008 at 20:19

In Reply to: Bull at a gate posted by Veronica Rankin on October 18, 2008 at 10:56:

: I would like the origin of 'Bull at a gate'.

Used how? I have often seen a bull at a gate, but I don't remember any particular associations. I do know that one would use caution on opening a gate behind which was a bull, but what else? Context would be welcome.