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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) Particularly Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States Calvin (surname) Particularly John Calvin, theologian...
- Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; /ˈkuːlɪdʒ/; July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 30th...
- 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...
- John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/; Middle French: Jehun Cauvin; French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was a French theologian, pastor and...
- 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 Johnson Jr., (born September 29, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver who pla**** in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons...
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- Collège Calvin, formerly the Collège de Genève, is the oldest public secondary school in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin. On February...
- Calvin B****ey (né Ughelumba; born 31 December 1999) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Scottish Premiership side Rangers...