Calver vs Caver - What's the difference?

calver | caver |


As nouns the difference between calver and caver

is that calver is a cow that produces young while caver is (colloquial) a person who explores caves; a spelunker.

As a verb calver

is (obsolete|transitive) to cut into slices and pickle.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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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    caver

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) A person who explores caves; a spelunker.
  • (mining, obsolete) One who works the tailings of a mine to extract small pieces of marketable ore.
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