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Bull calfBull Bull, a.
Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large;
Bull bat (Zo["o]l.), the night hawk; -- so called from the
loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the
(a) A stupid fellow.
Bull mackerel (Zo["o]l.), the chub mackerel.
Bull pump (Mining), a direct single-acting pumping engine,
in which the steam cylinder is placed above the pump.
Bull snake (Zo["o]l.), the pine snake of the United States.
Bull stag, a castrated bull. See Stag.
Bull wheel, a wheel, or drum, on which a rope is wound for
lifting heavy articles, as logs, the tools in well boring,
etc. calfkillLambkill Lamb"kill`, n. (Bot.)
A small American ericaceous shrub (Kalmia angustifolia); --
called also calfkill, sheepkill, sheep laurel, etc. It
is supposed to poison sheep and other animals that eat it at
times when the snow is deep and they cannot find other food.
Calfskin Calf"skin`, n.
The hide or skin of a calf; or leather made of the skin.
Divinity calf Di*vin"i*ty calf` (Bookbinding)
Calf stained dark brown and worked without gilding, often
used for theological books.
Excalfaction Ex`cal*fac"tion, n. [L. excalfactio.]
A heating or warming; calefaction. [Obs.] --Blount.
Excalfactive Ex`cal*fac"tive, a. [L. excalfacere to warm; ex
out (intens.) + calfacere to warm.]
Serving to heat; warming. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.
Excalfactory Ex`cal*fac"to*ry, a. [L. excalfactorius.]
Heating; warming. [Obs.] --Holland.
Mooncalf Moon"calf`, n.
1. A monster; a false conception; a mass of fleshy matter,
generated in the uterus.
2. A dolt; a stupid fellow. --Dryden.
Ooze calfOoze leather Ooze leather
Leather made from sheep and calf skins by mechanically
forcing ooze through them; esp., such leather with a soft,
finely granulated finish (called sometimes
velvet finish) put on the flesh side for special purposes.
Ordinary ooze leather is used for shoe uppers, in
bookbinding, etc. Hence
Ooze finish, etc.
Sea calf Sea" calf` (Zo["o]l.)
The common seal.
sea calfSeal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG.
selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj["a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Phocid[ae]
Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and are found principally in
the higher latitudes of both hemispheres. There are
numerous species, bearing such popular names as sea
lion, sea leopard, sea bear, or ursine seal,
fur seal, and sea elephant. The bearded seal
(Erignathus barbatus), the hooded seal (Cystophora
crustata), and the ringed seal (Phoca f[oe]tida),
are northern species. See also Eared seal, Harp
seal, and Fur seal, under Eared, Harp, Monk,
and Fur. Seals are much hunted for their skins and
fur, and also for their oil, which in some species is
Harbor seal (Zo["o]l.), the common seal (Phoca vitulina).
It inhabits both the North Atlantic and the North Pacific
Ocean, and often ascends rivers; -- called also marbled
seal, native seal, river seal, bay seal, land
seal, sea calf, sea cat, sea dog, dotard,
ranger, selchie, tangfish.
Tree calf Tree calf
A bright brown polished calfskin binding of books, stained
with a conventional treelike design.
Meaning of Calf from wikipedia
- A calf
(plural calves) is a young domestic
cow or bull. Calves
to become adult cattle
or are slaughtered
veal, and hide...
to the Bible, the golden calf
(עֵגֶּל הַזָהָב ‘ēggel hazāhāv) was an idol (a cult image) made by the Israelites
went up to Mount
- The calf
(Latin: sura, plural
calves) is the back portion
of the lower
leg in human
anatomy. The muscles within
the calf correspond
to the posterior
of Man (Manx: Yn Cholloo
[ə 'xa:lu]) is a 2.50-square-kilometre (618-acre) island, off the southwest coast
of the Isle of Man. It is separated
- The Calf
, at 676 m, is the highest
top in the Howgill
Fells, an area of high ground
in the north-west of the Yorkshire Dales
in the county
of ****bria (historically...
- Partridge" sequence. Paul Calf first began
as a character named
'Duncan Disorderly' in Coogan's early
stand-up routines. Calf first
came to wider
- The triceps surae
is a pair of muscles located
at the calf
– the two- headed gastrocnemius
and the soleus. These muscles
into the calcaneus...
- Calf raises
are a method
the gastrocnemius, tibialis
and soleus muscles
of the lower
leg. The movement performed
roping, also known
as tie-down roping, is a rodeo event
and a rider mounted
on a horse. The goal of this timed event
- in contrast
to the beef from older
cattle. Veal can be produced
from a calf
**** and any breed; however, most veal comes
from young males