Definition of Mooncalf:
simp, nerd, doofus, fool, simple, ding-a-ling, turkey, half-wit, ability, ass, schmuck, yo-yo, berk, nitwit, gander, lunatic, idiot, dipstick, dingbat, ding-dong, git, jackass, cuckoo, goof, nincompoop, fool, nutcase, schmo, featherhead, goose, moron, simpleton, charlie, incompetent, dip, ninny, ninnyhammer, dope, imbecile, tomfool, nit, softhead, nut, booby, jerk, cretin, simpleton.
Patches lay prone, tangled, spiky, and rough; and it was evident that if sunshine, strong, healthy sunshine, did not soon break out, the wretched mooncalf- prediction of Murdoch Malison would come true, for the corn, instead of ripening, would start a fresh growth, and the harvest would be a very bad one indeed, whether the people of Glamerton repented or not.- "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
- "England and the War", Walter Raleigh.
- "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.