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Definition of calf

What does calf mean?

noun (calves)

  1. young of domestic cattle
  2. the muscular back part of the shank
  3. fine leather from the skin of a calf
    • synonym of calf: calfskin
    • more generic word: leather = an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
    • more specific term: box calf = black calfskin leather tanned with chromium salts
  4. young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo

Alternative definition

noun

  1. A young cow or bull.
  2. A young elephant, seal or whale [also used of some other animals].
  3. A chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg.
  4. A small island, near a larger island.
  5. A cabless railroad engine
  6. [anatomy] The back of the leg below the knee.
  7. The muscle in the back of the leg below the knee.

Phrases with calf

Phrases starting with the word calf:

  1. calf bone
  2. calf love
  3. calf roping
  4. Calf's Head
  5. calf's brain
  6. calf's liver
  7. calf's tongue
  8. calf's-foot jelly

Phrases ending with the word calf:

  1. box calf
  2. Bum Calf
  3. mid-calf
  4. sea calf
  5. golden calf
  6. Kill the Fatted Calf

Group

Calf on suomalainen rockyhtye, joka on perustettu vuonna 1998 Vantaan Korsossa.

There are other groups with calf in their name, like Startled Calf.

Character

Calf is a fictional character from the 2010 film Bad Blood.

Music

"Calf" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for calf

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the African Diaspora (2008)

Origins, Experiences, and Culture by Carole Boyce Davies

One such form is the rolling calf. This spirit is most often understood to be the duppy of a dishonest person (usually a shopkeeper) but has also come to include various bloodthirsty characters such as murderers and butchers. Rolling calves ...

Google previewThe Cowboy Encyclopedia (1996)

by Richard W. Slatta

Calf roping is one rodeo event with very clear roots in actual ranch work. The event mimics the work done during roundup to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Historic and Endangered Livestock and Poultry Breeds (2001)

by Janet Vorwald Dohner

a castrated bull, sometimes a young bull; also a USDA grade foran uncastrated young bull cow An adult female bovine heifer Afemalecowbeforegivingbirthtoherfirstcalf;afirst-timemotherissometimescalleda first-calf heifer calf A young bovine, ...

Google previewThe Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopaedia and Scriptural Dictionary, Fully Defining and Explaining All Religious Terms, Including Biographical, Geographical, Historical, Archaeological and Doctrinal Themes (1920)

Superbly Illustrated with Over 600 Maps and Engravings by Andrew Constantinides Zenos

Aaron demanded their earrings, which were melted and cast into the figure of a calf. When this was about to be consecrated Moses, being divinely informed of it. came down from the mount, and, having called on all who detested this sin, the ...

Google previewThe popular and critical Bible encyclopaedia and Scriptural dictionary (1920)

fully defining and explaining all religious terms, including biographical, geographical, historical, archaeological and doctrinal themes by Samuel Fallows (bp.)

Aaron demanded their earrings, which were melted and cast into the figure of a calf. When this was about to be consecrated Moses, being divinely informed of it. came down from the mount, and, having called on all who detested this sin, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medicine in the Bible and the Talmud (2000)

by Fred Rosner

CALFA calf embryo was once observed like a bean in its amniotic sac (Jerushalmi Nazir7:5b) .

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Scrabble value of C3A1L1F4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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