noun, plural cal·i·coes, cal·i·cos.
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Origin of calico
Words nearby calico
Example sentences from the Web for calico
Of more than 40 cat cafes in Tokyo alone, the most popular are Calico and Cat Café Nekorobi.The Cat's Meow: Top 10 Destinations for Feline Fanatics|Lonely Planet|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes a neighborhood cat, a calico, wanders by and peers in.Inside the NYT Book Review: ‘How I Write’ Interviews Sam Tanenhaus|Noah Charney|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Such was she who followed, or rather accompanied, the youth in the calico hunting shirt.The Fatal Cord|Mayne Reid
No wonder the poor little culprits cooped up indoors sewing red and blue and green pieces of calico together, looked sad.The Pot of Gold|Mary E. Wilkins
The frocks was hung along the wall, and before them was a curtain made out of calico that hung down to the floor.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
For the better part of four unproductive years had the life of Calico run to commonplaces.Horses Nine|Sewell Ford
Might not Calico, their mother, be induced to adopt the squirrels!Roof and Meadow|Dallas Lore Sharp