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calf1  audio  (kf, käf) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. calves  (kvz, kävz) KEY 
    1. A young cow or bull.
    2. The young of certain other mammals, such as the elephant or whale.
  1. Calfskin leather.
  2. A large floating chunk of ice split off from a glacier, iceberg, or floe.
  3. An awkward, callow youth.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old English cealf


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