calf rearing meaning, calf rearing definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( calves    plural  )
1       n-count   A calf is a young cow.  
2       n-count   Some other young animals, including elephants and whales, are called calves.  
3       n-count   Your calf is the thick part at the back of your leg, between your ankle and your knee.  
...a calf injury.     

Calf-length skirts, dresses, and coats come to halfway between your knees and ankles.      adj   ADJ n  
...a black, calf-length coat.     
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See also:

calif, cal, calfskin, call

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
autant meurt vaut que vache
aimez vous les uns les autres comme la vache aime son veau
celui qui n'a ni vache, ni veau, dort bien
d'un veau on espère un boeuf et d'une poule un oeuf
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