calf

IPA: kˈæf

noun

  • A young cow or bull.
  • Leather made of the skin of the calf; especially, a fine, light-coloured leather used in bookbinding.
  • A young deer, elephant, seal, whale or giraffe (also used of some other animals).
  • A chunk of ice broken from a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg.
  • A small island, near a larger island.
  • A cabless railroad engine.
  • (informal, dated) An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt.
  • (anatomy) The back of the leg below the knee.
  • The muscle in the back of the leg below the knee.

Examples of "calf" in Sentences

  • It gives a snapshot of the calf.
  • The building was renamed the Calf Barn.
  • The birth of a calf is known as calving.
  • It gives a snapshot into the future of the calf.
  • Location in the body in the inside area of the calf.
  • The calf is the back portion and the shin is the front.
  • The leg is held by the ankle or the calf, not the blade.
  • The Calf Beast is the means of counteracting this horse.
  • I lay on the bed and the calf muscles began to stiffen and jerk.
  • "_A_ black and _a_ white calf," signifies, A black _calf_, and a white
  • A wound was found five inches below his kneecap on the calf of his right leg.
  • A tattoo of a “Satanist” poem on his calf is allegedly a poem written by Jim Morrison of The Doors.
  • In some years, as few as a single calf is born to the population of less than 400 whales in the Atlantic.
  • The writers of the Bible used the word calf to express their contempt for the object the Israelites worshiped.
  • I had a calf that sucked two cows, and the observation I made was, the more he sucked, the greater _calf_ he grew. "
  • I had a calf that sucked two cows, and the observation I made was, the more he sucked, the greater _calf_ he grew. "[
  • I replied: "It is a vile epistle which has been written in golden letters: -- '_Verily this ass, with the resemblance of a man, has the carcase of a calf, and the voice or bleating of a calf_.'

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