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Definition of "calving" [calving]

  • Present participle of calve. (verb)
  • The act of giving birth to a calf (noun)
  • The breaking away of a mass of ice from an iceberg, glacier etc. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "calving" in a sentence
  • "The first milk after calving is called biestings, and is so very different in quality from the other milk, that it should not be mixed with it."
  • "The first milk drawn from a cow after calving, which is specially rich."
  • "Some think it is intimated (Ps.xxix. 9) that God by thunder helps the hinds in calving."