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Calving
Calve Calve (k[aum]v), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Calved 3; p. pr. & vb. n. Calving.] [AS. cealfian. See Calf.] 1. To bring forth a calf. ``Their cow calveth.' --Job xxi. 10. 2. To bring forth young; to produce offspring. Canst thou mark when the hinds do calve? --Job xxxix. 1. The grassy clods now calved. --Molton.
Calvinism
Calvinism Cal"vin*ism, n. [Cf. F. Calvinisme.] The theological tenets or doctrines of John Calvin (a French theologian and reformer of the 16th century) and his followers, or of the so-called calvinistic churches. Note: The distinguishing doctrines of this system, usually termed the five points of Calvinism, are original sin or total depravity, election or predestination, particular redemption, effectual calling, and the perseverance of the saints. It has been subject to many variations and modifications in different churches and at various times.
Calvinist
Calvinist Cal"vin*ist, n. [Cf. F. Calviniste.] A follower of Calvin; a believer in Calvinism.
Calvinistic
Calvinistic Cal`vin*is"tic, Calvinistical Cal`vin*is"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to Calvin, or Calvinism; following Calvin; accepting or Teaching Calvinism. ``Calvinistic training.' --Lowell.
Calvinistical
Calvinistic Cal`vin*is"tic, Calvinistical Cal`vin*is"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to Calvin, or Calvinism; following Calvin; accepting or Teaching Calvinism. ``Calvinistic training.' --Lowell.
Calvinize
Calvinize Cal"vin*ize, v. t. To convert to Calvinism.

Meaning of Calvin from wikipedia

- Calvin may refer to: Calvin (given name) Calvin (surname) Calvin, Arkansas, a hamlet Calvin Township, Jewell County, Kansas Calvin, Louisiana, a village...
- Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; /ˈkuːlɪdʒ/; July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 30th...
- John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/;French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin; 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in...
- Calvin Richard Klein (born November 19, 1942) is an American fashion designer who launched the company that would later become Calvin Klein Inc., in 1968...
- Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is known...
- Calvin and Hobbes is a daily American comic strip created by cartoonist Bill Watterson that was syndicated from November 18, 1985 to December 31, 1995...
- Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality...
- Calvin Klein Inc. (/klaɪn/) is an American fashion house established in 1968. It specializes in leather, lifestyle accessories, home furnishings, perfumery...
- The Calvin cycle, light-independent reactions, bio synthetic phase, dark reactions, or photosynthetic carbon reduction (PCR) cycle of photosynthesis are...
- Calvin Johnson Jr. (born September 29, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver who spent his entire nine-year career with the Detroit Lions....
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