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 Ve.Ve’das or Ve’dams. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Veal. Calf.
 
The former is Norman, and the latter Saxon. (See BEEF, PORK.)   1
        “Mynheer Calf becomes Monsieur de Veau in the like manner. He is Saxon when he requires tendance, but takes a Norman name when he becomes matter of enjoyment.”—Sir Walter Scott: Ivanhoe.
 


 Ve.Ve’das or Ve’dams. 

 
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