calve
verb (calved; calving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cealfian, from cealf calf Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to give birth to a calf; also to produce offspring 2. of an ice mass to separate or break so that a part becomes detached transitive verb 1. to produce by birth 2. of an ice mass to let become detached

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  • Calve — (k[aum]v), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calved} 3; p. pr. & vb. n. {Calving}.] [AS. cealfian. See {Calf}.] 1. To bring forth a calf. Their cow calveth. Job xxi. 10. [1913 Webster] 2. To bring forth young; to produce offspring. [1913 Webster] Canst thou… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • calve — [ka:v US kæv] v [I] [: Old English; Origin: cealfian, from cealf; CALF2] to give birth to a ↑calf …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • calve — [kav, käv] vi., vt. calved, calving [ME calven < OE cealfian < cealf, CALF1] 1. to give birth to (a calf) 2. to release (a mass of ice): said of a glacier or an iceberg …   English World dictionary

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