calf-length

adj.
Calf-length is used with these nouns: ↑boot, ↑skirt

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • calf-length — ADJ: ADJ n Calf length skirts, dresses, and coats come to halfway between your knees and ankles. ...a black, calf length coat …   English dictionary

  • calf-length — reaching the middle of the lower leg (i.e. a coat, skirt, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Calf —    CALF, an island, in the parish of Kilninian and Kilmore, district of Mull, county of Argyll. This island, which is of extremely small extent, lies off Tobermory, in the north eastern part of the parish, and is in that portion of the Sound of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • calf roping — a timed rodeo event in which a mounted rider chases and lassos a calf, dismounts, and throws the calf to the ground, tying three of the animal s legs with a short length of rope. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * ▪ sport       rodeo event in which a mounted …   Universalium

  • calf roping — noun capturing a calf with a lasso and binding its feet • Hypernyms: ↑roping • Part Holonyms: ↑rodeo * * * a timed rodeo event in which a mounted rider chases and lassos a calf, dismounts, and throws the calf to the ground, tying three of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cow-calf operation — A cow licks her newborn calf clean A cow calf operation is a method of raising beef cattle in which a permanent herd of cows is kept by a farmer or rancher to produce calves for later sale. Cow calf operations are one of the key aspects of the… …   Wikipedia

  • waltz-length — /wawlts lengkth , length , lenth /, adj. having the hemline at mid calf: a waltz length nightgown. [1955 60] * * * waltz length «WLTS LEHNGTH», adjective. midway to the calf in length: »waltz length gowns …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Elephant Calf — ( Das Elefantenkalb ), also known as The Baby Elephant , is an early one act surrealistic prose farce written by the German modernist playwright Bertolt Brecht. It originally formed the penultimate scene of Brecht s full length play Man Equals… …   Wikipedia

  • waltz-length — /wawlts lengkth , length , lenth /, adj. having the hemline at mid calf: a waltz length nightgown. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • riding breeches — calf length trousers of whipcord or other durable fabric, flaring at the sides of the thighs and fitting snugly at and below the knees, worn with riding boots for horseback riding, hunting, etc. Also called breeches. Cf. jodhpurs. * * * …   Universalium

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