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- n. A dark shaly limestone occurring in the Carboniferous limestone of Ireland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The local Irish designation of certain beds of shales, sandstones, and clays, containing thin, unworkable seams of coal. The calp belongs to the Lower Carboniferous series. See culm.
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A University sides with a professor over diverso-multi-culti calp trap?
"I wish," he pursued with bitterness, "dey bring him calp of dem billians Desborough -- Dam him lying tief to hell."
"Dat a calp cry, Massa Henry -- see he dere a canoe not bigger nor a hick'ry nut," and he pointed with his finger to what in fact had the appearance of being little larger;
I nebber see a hebben ib he not a calp of a younger
Granollers took the biggest calp of the tournament so far, despatching the eighth seed and finalist at last year's Roland Garros.
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