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  • adj. Obsolete spelling of Kalmyk.
  • n. Obsolete spelling of Kalmyk.
  • proper n. Obsolete spelling of Kalmyk.


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  • The profile of the face of the Calmuck is almost vertical, the facial bones being thrown downwards and under the forepart of the skull.


  • Side and front views of the round and orthognathous skull of a Calmuck, after Von Baer.


  • Southern Asia to Hindostan, would give us a sort of equator, around which round-headed, oval-headed, and oblong-headed, prognathous and orthognathous, fair and dark races — but none possessing the excessively marked characters of Calmuck or Negro — group themselves.


  • She began to bet upon him, and the young Calmuck lost too.

    The Kickleburys on the Rhine

  • The Calmuck envoy retired cringing, and left an odor of musk and candle-grease behind him.

    Novels by Eminent Hands

  • A writer of the time has said that Orloff would hasten with equal readiness from the arms of Catharine to the embraces of any flat-nosed Finn or filthy Calmuck or to the lowest creature whom he might encounter in the streets.

    Famous Affinities of History — Complete

  • But it sometimes happens that the woman does not wish to marry the person by whom she is pursued, in which case she will not suffer him to overtake her; and we were assured that no instance occurs of a Calmuck girl being caught, unless she has a partiality for her pursuer.

    A Peep into Toorkisthhan

  • The former, M. Verdier proves, by a long train of reasoning, to be descended from a Calmuck, who, in the year 622, (the year of M.homet's flight from M.cca) married a Samoyede woman, and, with

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 1 (of 3)

  • And he strode from the room, looking more Calmuck and savage than ever in his just wrath.

    The Price of Things

  • Verisschenzko laughed, and a savage light grew in his Calmuck eyes.

    The Price of Things


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