Calve (käv), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Calved 3; p. pr. & vb. n. Calving.] [AS. cealfian. See Calf.]


To bring forth a calf. "Their cow calveth." Job xxi. 10.


To bring forth young; to produce offspring.

Canst thou mark when the hinds do calve?
Job xxxix. 1.

The grassy clods now calved.


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Calve (?), v. i. (Phys. Geog.)

To throw off fragments which become icebergs; -- said of a glacier.


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