22 results related to calf

calf rope 

a cry of surrender

well turned calf

1. Shapely 2. Concisely or aptly expressed 3. Expertly rounded or turned

kill the fatted calf

1) to prepare an elaborate banquet (in someone's honor). 2) to celebrate in order to welcome a friend or relative that you have not seen for a long time. Usage notes: This phrase comes from a story in the Bible when a father killed a young cow in order t

a golden calf

something, especially wealth, as an object of excessive or unworthy worship

a bellowing cow soon forgets her calf

An excessive show of grief quickly passes