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synonyms for calves

  • herd
  • oxen
  • beasts
  • bulls
  • cows
  • dogies
  • livestock
  • longhorn
  • shorthorns
  • stock
  • strays
  • bovid mammals
  • moo cows
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How to use calves in a sentence

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.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
A little trick with skimpy skirts whipped about plump calves crossed on over.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
One of the golden calves was given by king Manahem, to Phul, king of the Assyrians, to engage him to stand by him.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It affected Bud unpleasantly, just as the incessant bawling of a band of weaning calves used to do.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
First, a musket ball hit him and went through the calves of both legs, but he kept on his feet.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
He bought purebred cows from the B-line folks, and sold them the big, weaned calves.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
I jist turn the calves in with the cows and let nature take her course, so she lets Jim do the milkin'.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Calves thus brought up, have often proved light-bellied, indifferent feeders, and decidedly inferior animals.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
The golden calves of the wilderness were another form of the worship of the sacred bulls of Memphis.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
A bunch of yellowish red calves were startled out of a willow clump and turned to watch the intruders.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CALVES

  • beasts
  • bovid mammals
  • bulls
  • calves
  • cows
  • dogies
  • herd
  • livestock
  • longhorn
  • moo cows
  • oxen
  • shorthorns
  • stock
  • strays
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.