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calves, plural;
  1. The fleshy part at the back of a person's leg below the knee


  1. young of domestic cattle
  2. the muscular back part of the shank
  3. fine leather from the skin of a calf
  4. young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo
  5. Calves (or , singular calf or) are the young of domestic cattle. Calves are reared to become adult cattle, or are slaughtered for their meat, called veal.
  6. In human anatomy the calf (also calf of the leg) is the back portion of the lower leg (the crus). In terms of muscle systems, the calf corresponds to the posterior compartment of the leg. ...
  7. 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 Cumbria. ...
  8. (Calves (Póvoa de Varzim)) Calves is a Portuguese hamlet and street located in the parishes of Beiriz and Argivai in the municipality of Póvoa de Varzim, part of it is included in the city despite its built-up continuity as part of Gândara district in Argivai, it is divided by the A28 Motorway - ...
  9. A young cow or bull; A young elephant, seal or whale (also used of some other animals); A chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg; A small island, near a larger island; A cabless railroad engine
  10. (Calves) To dream of calves peacefully grazing on a velvety lawn, foretells to the young, happy, festive gatherings and enjoyment. Those engaged in seeking wealth will see it rapidly increasing. See Cattle.
  11. (Calves) 2.5-3.75 mL per 100 pounds of body weight depending on the severity of the condition and the geographical area. Lambs 2 weeks of age and older: 1 mL per 40 pounds of body weight (minimum, 1 mL). Ewes: 2.5 mL per 100 pounds of body weight.
  12. One of the most popular representations of the deity among the Chanaanites. The calf is, in Biblical poetry, a figure for vexing and pitiless foes [Ps., xxi (Hebr., xxii), 13]. The fatted calf was a necessary feature, so to say, of a feast dinner.
  13. baby cow.  Usually cattlemen plan for their herds to calve (have their young) in the early spring.  Some warmer climate ranches allow calving any time.  The animals are then rounded-up and marked by branding and earmarking or tagging to denote ownership.
  14. A young heifer (female cattle) or bull (male cattle).
  15. Scramble: At each Rodeo performance, there's a group of competitors who don't have to check their riggings, tighten their chaps or don gloves to gear up for some heated rodeo competition. This event is for the up and coming cowboys and cowgirls. ...
  16. Rev. 4:7 likens one of the four "living ones" to a calf or bullock. This animal was used to provide power in yesteryear. Hence, it would identify this attribute of God as being power.
  17. Word comes from a Scandinavian word meaning a iceberg split off from a glacier or larger iceberg. (You often hear of an iceberg calving off a glacier.) The baby cow name makes sense but not name of the muscle, other than maybe because of its shape.
  18. A smooth high quality type of leather used for binding
  19. a mass of ice detached from a glacier, iceberg, or floe.
  20. Baby cetacean that is still being nursed by its mother.
  21. The newborn or infant offspring of cetaceans or sirenians.
  22. Calfskin with a smooth finished used in binding
  23. Young bovine from birth up to around 6 months old.
  24. the skin of a young or immature bovine animal not exceeding a certain weight.  in italy, about 14 kilos, salted weight.
  25. [Polish] cielę; [Finnish] vasikka; [Swedish] kalv