mid-calf mid-calf

Definition(s):

  • (n) the middle of the calf; half way between the knee and ankle

Usage(s):

  1. You had to wear a dress or skirt that was mid-calf, six inches below the knee at least.
  2. The result was enough to give pause to the most enthusiastic advocate of the mid-calf look.
  3. Stalking down Dior's ramps, models swaggered in mid-calf-length capes and military greatcoats that could have stepped right out of Doctor Zhivago.

News

  1. Mystery Plant: An odd little herb

    Here's an odd little herb. It looks like a miniature tree, with a single, central stem rising from the ground, then quickly branching. The plants get to be almost as high as most people's knees, although usually somewhere between ankle and mid-calf.
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

  2. Solve the case of the mystery plant

    Here's an odd little herb. It looks like a miniature tree, with a single, central stem rising from the ground then quickly branching. The plants get to be almost as high as most people's knees, although usually somewhere between ankle and mid-calf.
    on August 7, 2013     Source: Bluffton Today

Quotes

  • "I have 21-inch, 19-inch and 18-inch," Kinsler explained. "Mid-calf, really high up to the knee and straight to the knee, tucked, with no bagging. It's a good look. I always think of Jackie Robinson right away."
    on Mar 3, 2010 By: Ian Kinsler Source: MLB.com

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