Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A youthful transitory passion or affection, as opposed to a serious lasting attachment or love.
“He talked of calf-love, and said that Tom was a fool; but he had not at once thought it necessary to give imperative orders for”
“But somehow I can't see Granddad managing more than calf-love.”
“He had matured beyond measure since his visit to Merryfield and his calf-love was fast turning into genuine, friendly affection.”
“He talked of calf-love, and said that Tom was a fool; but he had not at once thought it necessary to give imperative orders for Tom's return.”
“I would not like to have him come down with a severe case of calf-love for you, Ráfaga answered, a glittering light dancing in his eyes.”
“But Ivan's nature was ridiculously intense; and calf-love had become, in his eyes, the most serious thing in life.”
“Perhaps, after all, it is rather pitiful that this calf-love, confidently derided by omniscient, sensible middle-age, should be so tender and so beautiful a thing.”
“The passion of the youth went to join the calf-love of the boy, and the man accomplished looked on them both with a half-humorous wonder.”
“Virginia, and his opinion of "calf-love," as the English call an early attachment, and something about the right of every girl to know a suitor long before she consents to marry him.”
“They're making calf-love somewhere now, exchanging cards and kisses, they're all fixed up in Sunday togs, and they are Sirs and Misses.”
Looking for tweets for calf-love.