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[kawl-der] /ˈkɔl dər/
Alexander, 1898–1976, U.S. sculptor; originator of mobiles. Unabridged
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  • Lieutenant Calder knocked the ashes from his pipe and refilled it.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • “I am afraid you will be disappointed,” remarked Captain Calder.

  • Mr Calder did not care about this; he hoped to carry the boat into Falmouth or Plymouth harbour in safety.

  • However, that was a point Captain Calder could alone decide.

  • The angareb stood in a wash of water on the very spot to which at Calder's order it had been moved that morning.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • January, 1720, saw distress and confusion at Calder in Mid Lothian.

    Witch Stories E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
  • It was read out to him by Calder, who had obtained leave to come down from Wadi Halfa with his friend.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • The art of being a Senator like Calder is the art of never saying "no."

    Behind the Mirrors Clinton W. Gilbert
British Dictionary definitions for Calder


Alexander. 1898–1976, US sculptor, who originated mobiles and stabiles (moving or static abstract sculptures, generally suspended from wire).
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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