Calver Cal"ver (k[a^]l"v[~e]r), v. i. 1. To cut in slices and pickle, as salmon. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

For a change, leave calvered salmon and eat sprats. --Massinger. [1913 Webster]

2. To crimp; as, calvered salmon. --Nares. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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