Cal"ends (?), n. pl. [OE. kalendes month, calends, AS. calend month, fr. L. calendae; akin to calare to call, proclaim, Gr. . CF. Claim.]
The first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar.
[Written also kalends
The Greek calends, a time that will never come, as the Greeks had no calends.
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