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  • The vacca was the enormous bell in the Signoria tower, given that name, the “cow,” because of the odd and deep mooing sound the bell made when rung.

    The Poet Prince

  • Maldrakka seems to be a joke about word Mandrake and italian word "vacca" cow.

    The Evil Women of Fumetti, top 5

  • In italian a lighter word for whore is "vacca" cow.


  • As the vacca tolled its lowing sound, riders wearing the livery of the Pazzi family charged into the square, shouting, Liberty!

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  • The vacca was only tolled when there was a crisis in the city.

    The Poet Prince

  • And one of the title of the cover is "Maldracca la gran vacca" .


  • Still what can one expect from a vacca foeda of a Home Sec., who stated that moslem fanatics will be referred to as pursuing "anti-Islamic activity".

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • As I stated before about Miss Smith, the latin vacca foeda really describes her perfectly.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Additionally, "vaccae" is the genitive form of Latin "vacca" cow, hence the little cow picture, which is a feminine noun.

    Mycobacterium vaccae

  • Now there is a disease of cows know as cowpox or vaccinia (from the Latin vacca, a cow) which is communicable to human beings.

    Popular Science Monthly Oct, Nov, Dec, 1915 — Volume 86


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