Calver vs Calve - What's the difference?

calver | calve |


As verbs the difference between calver and calve

is that calver is (obsolete|transitive) to cut into slices and pickle while calve is to give birth to a calf.

As a noun calver

is a cow that produces young.

calver

English

Etymology 1

Noun

(en noun)
  • A cow that produces young.
  • Etymology 2

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To cut into slices and pickle.
  • * (Massinger)
  • For a change, leave calvered salmon and eat sprats.
  • (obsolete) To crimp.
  • calvered salmon
    (Nares)
  • (obsolete) To bear, or be susceptible of, being calvered.
  • grayling's flesh will calver
    (Catton)
    (Webster 1913)

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    calve

    English

    Verb

    (calv)
  • To give birth to a calf.
  • To assist the giving of birth of a calf.
  • To break off or shed a large piece.
  • The glacier was starting to calve even as we watched.
    The sea was dangerous because of icebergs calving off the nearby glacier.

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