verb (used without object), calved, calv·ing.
verb (used with object), calved, calv·ing.
Origin of calve
Examples from the Web for calving
Historical Examples of calving
But do not expect to obtain the full yield of a cow the first year after calving.
It is called dropping after calving, from its following the parturient state.
In cases of difficult parturition, or calving, resort is occasionally had to them.
After calving, some cracks and sores appear in the udder; they get very troublesome.
They generally take it about the thirteenth or fourteenth day after calving.
Old English cealfian, from cealf "calf" (see calf (n.1)). Of icebergs, 1837. Related: Calved; calving.