calf calf  /ˈkæf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) young of domestic cattle
  2. (n) the muscular back part of the shank
  3. (n) fine leather from the skin of a calf
  4. (n) young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo

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Usage(s):

  1. And calf pain is one of the signs.
  2. Then the calf gave upMarion's Girl gravely facing him, head on.
  3. The 60-year-old rancher says a lot of cow-calf operators have played the market right so far.

News

  1. Wildlife Troopers Investigate Moose Calf’s Death

    Alaska Wildlife Troopers are investigating the death of a moose calf on Fort Greely near Delta Junction.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Alaska Public Radio Network

  2. Moose Calf Dies After Being Force-Fed Water

    A necropsy of the dead calf showed that it had been dehydrated after being separated from its mother and died from drowning.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KTVA Anchorage

  3. Addax Calf Brookfield Zoo: Chicago-Area Zoo Welcomes Its Newest Arrival (PHOTOS)

    It's a boy at Brookfield Zoo! (And a very important one at that.) The pitter patter of little hooves can now be heard at the Chicago-area Brookfield Zoo thanks to the arrival of an addax antelope calf.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

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Quotes

  1. "Lee felt pain in the calf and it was swollen yesterday," said Stuart Cage, of Westwood's management company International Sports Management. "But when he woke this morning his ankle was swollen too, so he decided to have it checked out in...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Stuart Cage Source: Times of India

  2. In the buildup to the race, Gebrselassie said, "I had a small calf muscle problem and I stopped for a week, and then I started again a week ago. Then today I had, you know, some doubts ...... but it was really very good." "Before I came here,...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Haile Gebrselassie Source: Newsday

  3. "It is explicitly clear from these images that this is the indiscriminate killing of whales, where you have a whale and its calf killed in this way," Garrett told reporters in Sydney.
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Peter Garrett Source: ABC News

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