calves calves  /ˈkævz/

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. Assuming that the six calves depicted there weigh somewhat less than the Holstein average, say only 65 lb.
  2. More recently, attention has focused on blacks' supposedly longer lower legs and skinnier calves, which are said to give blacks an advantage over whites in jumping and sprinting.
  3. They're hard to miss, emerging as they do out of her impressively carved forearms; or the ones streaking across her calves.

News

  1. Fire kills 26 calves, destroys barn near Minnesota-Iowa line

    BIGELOW, Minn. - A barn was destroyed and 26 3-week-old bottle calves were killed in a fire Tuesday night, about a mile south of the Lake Bella dam near the Minnesota-Iowa line.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. Minn. barn fire kills 27 calves

    A fire at a dairy near Bigelow, Minn., killed 27 calves on Tuesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd

  3. Bitterroot Valley elk calves tagged for study

    Researchers have ear-tagged 81 elk calves this spring as part of a three-year elk survival study in the southern part of the Bitterroot Valley in western Montana.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Montana Kaimin

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Quotes

  1. Swayze told People magazine: "Lisa and I have been back and forth from New Mexico enjoying the arrival of spring and new baby calves. This past weekend, we spent a fun time with friends in Reno for Lisa's birthday, where I took her jewellery...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Patrick Swayze Source: WELT ONLINE

  2. "The calves just grabbed me in the third inning......and it didn't really feel too good," said Damon. "I tried to stay in as long as I could and around the seventh inning I felt like I couldn't move anymore."
    on Aug 30, 2009 By: Johnny Damon Source: USA Today

  3. "When you don't train all week, you can't go out and play without doing hamstrings, groins or calves," said Redknapp. "Ledley's so good that it's a difficult situation, especially as I've had no one else this season. If he's fit, he's in my...
    on Sep 21, 2009 By: Harry Redknapp Source: guardian.co.uk

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