- a calculator, especially a small portable one.
Origin of calc
Origin of calc-
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Examples from the Web for calc
"It's about time to bait, I calc'late," remarked the pedler.Paul Prescott's Charge
Howsumever, we tightened her up a bit, an' calc'lated she'd hold through.Earth's Enigmas
Charles G. D. Roberts
He looks to me like a man that's calc'latin' to do some kind of ill-turn to somebody.Elsie Venner
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
"I expect he calc'lated I'd go racin'," dryly answered Scott.The Wit of Women
I calc'late I knows that bit o' kintry better'n any white man.In Search of El Dorado
- a variant of calci-
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