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See definition of calf on Dictionary.com
  • nounleg between knee and ankle
  • nounbaby cow

synonyms for calf

  • shin
  • foreleg
See also synonyms for: calves
  • dogie
  • heifer
  • maverick
  • veal
  • yearling
  • freemartin
  • young bull
  • young cow
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How to use calf in a sentence

Ulises Segura’s season ended in mid-September with a calf ailment.
D.C. UNITED’S FIRST OFFSEASON PRIORITY: HIRING A COACHSTEVEN GOFFNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Only camel calves around four to eight months old could give the virus to people, he found.
WHEN PHYSICIANS AND VETERINARIANS TEAM UP, ALL SPECIES BENEFITLIZ DEVITTNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Females need a lot in the “bank” because their calves need a lot of energy.
THE SECRET TO HELPING THIS RESILIENT WHALE SPECIES LIES IN ITS GENESBY EMMA CARROLL/THE CONVERSATIONNOVEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They noted that the disease would roll through communities every few years, causing pregnant heifers and cows to lose their calves.
THE IDEA OF HERD IMMUNITY TO MANAGE THE CORONAVIRUS SHOULD RING ALARM BELLSREBECCA KAPLANOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A somewhat worrying detail, in that respect, is that they tested muscle composition in the two muscles of the calf, the soleus and gastrocnemius, but only found a significant relationship between fiber type and training outcome for the gastrocnemius.
HOW YOUR MUSCLE FIBERS MIGHT PREDICT OVERTRAININGALEX HUTCHINSONOCTOBER 17, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The sensor is attached to only one spot – an arm, calf or the forehead.
SWEAT TECH ALERTS ATHLETES WHEN TO REHYDRATE — AND WITH WHATSILKE SCHMIDTMAY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The calf and the bear shall feed: their young ones shall rest together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
When he assails a calf, the cow will rush upon him, and one toss from her horns is sufficient to kill him.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
New milker with a calf still beside her—purty as a picture, the pair of 'em, and dirt cheap.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CALF

  • calf
  • colt
  • nursling
  • weanling
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