Synonyms for calves

MOST RELEVANT
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Also the calves bleating and the lambs callin' on their dams.

And none but calves the most immature can possibly sympathize with him.

They had six horses, three cows, two calves, and some twenty sheep.

They not only milk these cows, but they tenderly raise their calves.

I met him in the front yard where we keep the calves and let the sheep run.

Middling fair ewer, good quarter, five calves—is it five, Csar?

The cows are all Breeders, and will have calves by their sides, or be safe in calf.

The paths in the woods were covered with the dead bodies of kine, calves and sheep.

We shall have quite a herd of cattle; eight calves and eight cows.

He has no blood of goats and calves to present, like the priests on earth.

WORD ORIGIN

fleshy part of the lower leg, early 14c., from Old Norse kalfi, source unknown; possibly from the same Germanic root as calf (n.1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CALVES

cattle

nounbovine animals
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