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calling crab
Fiddler Fid"dler, n. [AS. fi?elere.] 1. One who plays on a fiddle or violin. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing crab of the genus Gelasimus, of many species. The male has one claw very much enlarged, and often holds it in a position similar to that in which a musician holds a fiddle, hence the name; -- called also calling crab, soldier crab, and fighting crab. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The common European sandpiper (Tringoides hypoleucus); -- so called because it continually oscillates its body. Fiddler crab. (Zo["o]l.) See Fiddler, n., 2.
calling hare
Pika Pi"ka, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of rodents of the genus Lagomys, resembling small tailless rabbits. They inhabit the high mountains of Asia and America. Called also calling hare, and crying hare. See Chief hare.
calling hare
Chief hare Chief" hare` (Zo["o]l.) A small rodent (Lagamys princeps) inhabiting the summits of the Rocky Mountains; -- also called crying hare, calling hare, cony, American pika, and little chief hare. Note: It is not a true hare or rabbit, but belongs to the curious family Lagomyid[ae].
Effectual calling
Effectual Ef*fec"tu*al (?; 135), a. [See Effect, n.] Producing, or having adequate power or force to produce, an intended effect; adequate; efficient; operative; decisive. --Shak. Effectual steps for the suppression of the rebellion. --Macaulay. Effectual calling (Theol.), a doctrine concerning the work of the Holy Spirit in producing conviction of sin and acceptance of salvation by Christ, -- one of the five points of Calvinism. See Calvinism. Syn: Effectual, Efficacious, Effective. Usage: An efficacious remedy is had recourse to, and proves effective if it does decided good, effectual if it does all the good desired. --C. J. Smith.

Meaning of Calling from wikipedia

- Calling may refer to: Religious calling, a religious vocation Effectual calling, a theological term Vocation, or occupation Audible animal communication...
- The Calling is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1996 by lead singer Alex Band and guitarist Aaron Kamin. They are best known...
- Melody Calling is the debut EP by British indie rock band The Vaccines, that follows the release of their second studio album Come of Age. The EP was...
- Shanghai Calling is a 2012 American romantic-comedy film written and directed by Daniel Hsia and produced by Janet Yang. Starring Daniel Henney, Eliza...
- "Calling On" is a single by New Zealand band Weta, off their only studio album Geographica. It peaked at #37 in the New Zealand RIANZ Chart. "Calling...
- Name calling is abusive or insulting language referring to a person or group, a verbal abuse. This phenomenon is studied by a variety of academic disciplines...
- Hog calling, or pig calling, is the art of making a call to encourage pigs to approach the caller. Competitions in hog calling are held. To attract pigs...
- Tru Calling is an American television supernatural drama series that aired on Fox. Original episodes aired between October 30, 2003, and March 11, 2005;...
- Calling Out For You (Norwegian: Elskede Poona, 2000) is a novel by Norwegian writer Karin Fossum. It features her series’ protagonist Inspector Sejer...
- Calling card may refer to: Visiting card, a card used socially to signify a visit made to a house if the occupant is absent, or as an introduction for...