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
The scarlet calico canopy was again set up over the bed, and the woven cradle, on its red manzanita frame, stood near.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
She was so handy with a needle, and allus ready to cut out calico dingusses that the peon gals could sew up.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
As she turned the corner, a lame child in a calico dress and torn hood staggered past her bent with the weight of a heavy basket.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
Eloise said, drawing her well foot under the spotted calico, and wishing the young men would go.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
It will add ever so much to our fun—everybody I know simply loves and envies me my darling 'calico' pony!Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond