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Calvert’s Entire

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The 14th Foot. Called Calvert from their colonel, Sir Harry Calvert (1806–1826), and entire, because three entire battalions were kept up for the good of Sir Harry, when adjutant-general. The term is, of course, a play on Calvert’s malt liquor. The regiment is now called The Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorks. Regiment).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Callipolis
Callippic Period
Callirrhoe
Calomel
Caloyers
Calpe
Calumet [the peace - pipe]
Calvary [bare skull], Golgotha [skull]
Calvary Clover
Calvary Cross (A)
Calvert’s Entire
Calves
Calves gone to Grass (His)
Calves Head
Calves Head Club
Calvinism
Calydon
Calyp so
Calypso’s Isle
Cam and Isis
Cama