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Calves

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The inhabitants of the Isle of Wight are so called from a legendary joke which states that a calf once got its head firmly wedged in a wooden pale, and, instead of breaking up the pale, the farm-man cut off the calf’s head.

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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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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
Camacho