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Calf

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(1):

(n.) A small island near a larger; as, the Calf of Man.

(2):

(n.) A small mass of ice set free from the submerged part of a glacier or berg, and rising to the surface.

(3):

(n.) The fleshy hinder part of the leg below the knee.

(4):

(n.) The young of the cow, or of the Bovine family of quadrupeds. Also, the young of some other mammals, as of the elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, and whale.

(5):

(n.) An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt.

(6):

(n.) Leather made of the skin of the calf; especially, a fine, light-colored leather used in bookbinding; as, to bind books in calf.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Calf'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/c/calf.html. 1828.

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Monday, October 21st, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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