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verb [intransitive] calve pronunciation in British English /kɑːv/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlecalving
past tensecalved
past participlecalved
  1. 1
    to give birth to a calf
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    to break away from a large piece of ice; used to describe the action of a large mass of ice breaking away from a glacierSubmitted on 18/01/2011


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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