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noun as in cattle

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He wears a black Under Armour T-shirt, red basketball shorts, sneakers, and white socks hiked up to his calves.

In Mexico, crowds gather to watch dwarf bullfighters taunt their calves with red capes for pay of $50 to $100.

My team and I learned that family units are split up and calves are taken from mothers and moved to other parks.

Their calves have evolved to stand upright within five minutes of birth, and to run alongside their mothers within 20.

Before the drought, the Smiths owned about 150 cows and their calves and as many as 100 yearlings.

She kep' more calves an' yearlin's than 'peared like she'd ought to, but she raised a power of stuff for market, 'count of 'em.

A little trick with skimpy skirts whipped about plump calves crossed on over.

One of the golden calves was given by king Manahem, to Phul, king of the Assyrians, to engage him to stand by him.

It affected Bud unpleasantly, just as the incessant bawling of a band of weaning calves used to do.

First, a musket ball hit him and went through the calves of both legs, but he kept on his feet.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calves, such as: herd, oxen, beasts, bulls, cows, and dogies.

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