He commanded the brigade in the 2008 war with Russia that suffered the most casualties and he himself was shot in the calf.
She cares about the way bangs fall on a face, freckles dance across a nose, or socks hug a calf.
At her side was her calf, which turned and squinted at us through baby eyes.
“Good, number 15 – she and her calf are still in the same place,” he said.
Her dour father is clad in plaid shorts and black dress socks pulled up snugly along the calf.
Meanwhile the clerk decided that the calf was as fat as it could be, so he killed it.
The flesh of the cow and ox is called beef; that of the calf is veal.
John; the second, like a calf, denotes His sacerdotal order, viz.
Also, that whenever he killed a calf he made a high-flown speech over it.
Hugh rode toward the cow, calling at her, and after a moment she turned and walked away from him, the calf staggering at her side.
"young cow," Old English cealf (Anglian cælf) "young cow," from West Germanic *kalbam (cf. Middle Dutch calf, Old Norse kalfr, German Kalb, Gothic kalbo), perhaps from PIE *gelb(h)-, from root *gel- "to swell," hence, "womb, fetus, young of an animal." Elliptical sense of "leather made from the skin of a calf" is from 1727. Used of icebergs that break off from glaciers from 1818.
fleshy part of the lower leg, early 14c., from Old Norse kalfi, source unknown; possibly from the same Germanic root as calf (n.1).
n. pl. calves (kāvz)
The fleshy, muscular back part of the human leg between the knee and ankle, formed chiefly by the bellies of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles.