Associations to the word «Calve»


CALVE, verb. (intransitive) To give birth to a calf.
CALVE, verb. (intransitive) To assist the giving of birth of a calf.
CALVE, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) (especially of an iceberg, glacier, or the like) To break off or shed a large piece.

Dictionary definition

CALVE, verb. Release ice; "The icebergs and glaciers calve".
CALVE, verb. Birth; "the whales calve at this time of year".

Wise words

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.