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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The back of the leg between the knee and the ankle. Also: The young of cows, whales, seals and elephants.

Usage examples (22)
  • Her sock was cutting into her calf.
  • Paper, numerous plates, fine copy in Dutch calf, 38s.
  • "What shall we call the calf, Eben?" asked his father.
  • Finally a pathetic bull calf is chivied into the clearing. for more
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