calf, calves

calf, calves
بَطَّة السّاق \ calf, calves: the back part ot the human leg between the knee and the ankle.

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  • CALVES — pl. of CALF(1), CALF(2). * * * plural of calf present third singular of calve * * * /kavz, kahvz/, n. pl. of calf. * * * calves UK US the plural of calf Thesaurus: irr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calf roping — in modern competition Calf roping, also known as tie down roping, is a rodeo event that features a calf and a rider mounted on a horse. The goal of this timed event is for the rider to catch the calf by throwing a loop of rope from a lariat… …   Wikipedia

  • Calf —    Calves were commonly made use of in sacrifices, and are therefore frequently mentioned in Scripture. The fatted calf was regarded as the choicest of animal food; it was frequently also offered as a special sacrifice (1 Sam. 28:24; Amos 6:4;… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Calves — Calf Calf, n.; pl. {Calves}. [OE. calf, kelf, AS. cealf; akin to D. kalf, G. kalb, Icel. k[=a]lfr, Sw. kalf, Dan. kalv, Goth. kalb[=o]; cf. Skr. garbha fetus, young, Gr. ?????, Skr grabh to seize, conceive, Ir. colpa, colpach, a calf. [root]222.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calf — Calf, n.; pl. {Calves}. [OE. calf, kelf, AS. cealf; akin to D. kalf, G. kalb, Icel. k[=a]lfr, Sw. kalf, Dan. kalv, Goth. kalb[=o]; cf. Skr. garbha fetus, young, Gr. ?????, Skr grabh to seize, conceive, Ir. colpa, colpach, a calf. [root]222.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calf's-foot jelly — Calf Calf, n.; pl. {Calves}. [OE. calf, kelf, AS. cealf; akin to D. kalf, G. kalb, Icel. k[=a]lfr, Sw. kalf, Dan. kalv, Goth. kalb[=o]; cf. Skr. garbha fetus, young, Gr. ?????, Skr grabh to seize, conceive, Ir. colpa, colpach, a calf. [root]222.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calf — calf1 [kaf, käf] n. pl. calves or, esp. for 4, calfs [ME < OE cealf & ON kalfr < IE * geleb(h) < base * gel , to swell, form a ball (hence swelling, fetus, offspring) > CLUB, L globus] 1. a young cow or bull 2. the young of some other …   English World dictionary

  • calf — Ⅰ. calf [1] ► NOUN (pl. calves) 1) a young bovine animal, especially a domestic cow or bull in its first year. 2) the young of some other large mammals, such as elephants. 3) a floating piece of ice detached from an iceberg. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • calves'-foot jelly — calf sˈ foot jelly or calves’ˈ foot jelly noun A savoury jelly made from the gelatine produced by boiling the foot of a calf • • • Main Entry: ↑calf …   Useful english dictionary

  • calf diphtheria — n an infectious disease of the mouth and pharynx of calves and young cattle associated with the presence of large numbers of a bacterium of the genus Fusobacterium (F. necrophorum) and commonly passing into pneumonia or generalized septicemia if… …   Medical dictionary

  • calves’-foot jelly — calves’ˈ foot jelly noun A savoury jelly made from the gelatine produced by boiling the foot of a calf ● calf …   Useful english dictionary

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