I turned and saw a knight, who asked me why I gaped like a mooncalf at the torn bird.
And tie 'em in any string, or do you take me for a mooncalf?
Only a mooncalf, with a porridge-bowl instead of a head, could have mistaken these remarks.
Once when I heard the word ‘mooncalf’ and asked what it meant, some one at home told me that mooncalves were deformed children.
In 1661, ...