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 Calves.Calves’ Head. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Calves gone to Grass (His).
 
Said of a spindle-legged man. And another mocking taunt is, “Veal will be dear, because there are no calves.”   1
 


 Calves.Calves’ Head. 

 
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