ˈkaf-ˌləv How to pronounce calf-love (audio)
 dialectal also  ˈkāf-

Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of calf-love was in 1788

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“Calf-love.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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