Definition of Cauves

1. Noun. (plural of cauf) ¹



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Definition of Cauves

1. cauf [n] - See also: cauf

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cauves

caution
cautionary
cautionary tale
cautioned
cautioner
cautioners
cautioning
cautionries
cautionry
cautions
cautious
cautious statement
cautiously
cautiousness
cautiousnesses
cauves (current term)
cava
cavagram
caval
caval fold
caval valve
cavalcades
cavalero
cavaleros
cavaletti
cavalier
cavalier hat
cavaliered
cavaliering

Literary usage of Cauves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"Said when the earth by the side of a grave, or any cutting, is undermined and falls in, leaving a cave-like hollow. It cauves in as fast as I can throw it ..."

2. A Glossary of Words Used in South-west Lincolnshire: (Wapentake of Graffoe). by Robert Eden George Cole (1886)
"Common pronunciation of Calf, Calves : as " I'd been to serve tl.e cauves ; " " She's gotten a quei; cauf ; " " My maiden's gone for a bit of a halliday ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1812)
"... the proper effect of style; though, doubtless, the impracticability of raising a lofty arch, from want of strength in the supporters or other cauves, ..."

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