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Calamander wood
Calamander wood: A cephalopod, belonging to the genus Loligo and related genera. There are many species. They have a sack of inklike fluid which they discharge from the s
Calambour: A species of agalloch, or aloes wood, of a dusky or mottled color, of a light, friable texture, and less fragrant than calambac used by cabinetmakers.
Calamine: A mineral, the hydrous silicate of zinc. Note: The name was formerly applied to both the carbonate and silicate of zinc each of which is valuabic as an ore but
Calamint: A genus of perennial plants (Calamintha) of the Mint family, esp. the C. Nepela and C. Acinos, which are called also basil thyme.
Calamistration: The act or process of curling the hair. [Obs.] burton.
Calamistrum: A comblike structure on the metatarsus of the hind legs of certain spiders (Ciniflonid?), used to curl certain fibers in the construction of their webs.
Calamite: A fossil plant of the coal formation, having the general form of plants of the modern Equiseta (the Horsetail or Scouring Rush family) but sometimes attaining t
Calamitous: Suffering calamity wretched miserable. [Obs.] Ten thousands of calamitous persons. South. Producing, or attended with distress and misery making wretched 6. w
Calamity : A Downfall, harship or ruin. A disaster or misfortune. A deep distress of misery. or hardship
Calamity befell him
Calamity befell him: Something terrible happened to him, he suffered great misfortune
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