Definitions of calf

  1. fine leather from the skin of a calf Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the muscular back part of the shank Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Leather made of the skin of the calf; especially, a fine, light-colored leather used in bookbinding; as, to bind books in calf. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A small island near a larger; as, the Calf of Man. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A small mass of ice set free from the submerged part of a glacier or berg, and rising to the surface. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The fleshy hinder part of the leg below the knee. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The young of the cow; leather made from its skin; the young of certain animals, as the whale, elephant, etc.; the fleshy part of the lower leg. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. The young of the cow and of some other animals: a stupid, cowardly person. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. The young of the cow; muscular part of the leg. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The young of the cow, its skin, or leather made from it, called calfskin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The thick part of the leg below the knee. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. A small island near a larger; as, the of Man. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for calf

  1. Bunny said to the calf but the little animal did not want to. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  2. Well, den, one day Sis Cow wuz a- grazin' 'bout in de ole fiel' en lookin' atter her calf – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris