from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Plural of calf1.
- n. Plural of calf2.
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- n. Plural form of calf.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of calve.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of calf, calf.
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We wean our calves from the cows, and the cows forget about their calves within two days.
I had a pistol with me at the time but decided not to shoot her because she had twin calves nearby ...
Hub gears are low-maintenance, so are perfect for jobbing cyclists, as is the chainguard, which protects your calves from the bike's oiliest bits.
Or the aborted calves from the panicked cattle during the attacks.
They can produce up to 1.5 calves per 2-year period, though three years between calves is probably more normal.
Well, hundreds of animal experiments were done; the mechanical heart was put in calves and sheep over and over and over again.
"Wonder where HIS mother is!" says I. "Maybe it's a 'dogie,'" says Larry Eagen -- we calls calves whose mothers have died "dogies."
Some of the female reindeer were working with a will, while the young does were looking on, and when the moss had been reached the mothers called the calves by a peculiar grunt and let them feed by their side.
The food, when thoroughly masticated, is conveyed by another channel to the third stomach or many-plies, where it is subjected to muscular action; and, finally, it is conveyed into the fourth stomach, or red bag, which contains the gastric juice, and which in calves is the part used for rennet; and here the process of digestion is completed.
Six bodies intact enough for dissection were a mix of stillborn, premature and full-term calves that died shortly after birth.