Definition of calve:
fragmentise, part, adjourn, pick, dissolve, split up, disassemble, cut off, break down, dispel, fragmentize, dismantle, disrupt, dissipate, sever, scatter, disperse, crack up, have young, take apart, decompose, break, split, break apart, collapse, break up, separate, fragment, resolve, crock up, crash, interrupt, crack, recess.
Their parts will be strong and open, and they will calve with safety; while, on the other hand, the calving of those served at a year old will always be attended with difficulty; the parts will often be injured and lacerated, and mortification of the womb and the death of the animal may follow.- "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
Now, I know that cow is a first- rate milker, and I thought if you would buy her, as I have a good deal of time, I could soon clear the five pounds, which is all she asks for it; she will calve in a month, and Mrs. Conway will take all the butter we don't want."- "A Book For The Young", Sarah French.
- "Wanderers", Knut Hamsun.