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Calf appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Flaccid, I can assess an acidic calf.
  • But a node calf is at Lebanon; on a belt as if laced on a tub.
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Definition of the noun calf

What does calf mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: calves

  1. young of domestic cattle
  2. the muscular back part of the shank
  3. fine leather from the skin of a calf
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • 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
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic term: young mammal = any immature mammal

Alternative definition of the noun calf


  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


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

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  • albums: "Laskuvarjot", "Kaksi maailmaa", "Missä koti on", "Laivoja ja junia"

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


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


"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 previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

Calf -country. Caffan. See Cassan. Caflre's Tightener. A full meal. Cage. 1 . A petty prison, a country lock-up (1500). English synonyms (generic) : academy, boat, boarding- house, bower, block -house, bastille, bladhunk, stone-jug, jug, ...

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 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) .

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Encyclopedia (2010)

by DK

'BLUE WHALE CALF A baby blue whale ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Judaism (2008)

by Nicholas De Lange

golden calf In the Torah, molten image made by the Israelites as they waited at the foot of Mount Sinai for Moses to return from the top of the mountain with the stone tablets containing God's TEN COMMANDMENTS ...

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A calf is not found under an ox.
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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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