verb (used without object), calved, calv·ing.
verb (used with object), calved, calv·ing.
DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Origin of calve
Example sentences from the Web for calve
Calving and probably breeding occur on the wintering grounds.Humpback Whales in Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska|United States Department of Commerce, Marine Mammal Commission
This failing, a truss may be applied as for eversion of the womb, and worn until the period of calving approaches.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
Hither, at calving time, she would come by cunningly twisted trails.The Kindred of the Wild|Charles G. D. Roberts
The first milk drawn from a cow after calving, has been found to yield over 15 per cent.Domestic Animals|Richard L. Allen
Cows treated in this manner have given two gallons of milk at a time, when within ten days of calving.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale