• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Calver To bear, or be susceptible of, being calvered; as, grayling's flesh will calver .
    • Calver To crimp; as, calvered salmon.
    • Calver To cut in slices and pickle, as salmon. "For a change, leave calvered salmon and eat sprats."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • calver Fresh; newly caught, as fish: applied particularly to fish, and especially to salmon, dressed as soon as caught. The term was also applied to fish dressed in a particular way, as with oil, vinegar, and spices. See calver, v.
    • n calver The flaky or fat flesh of calver fish.
    • calver In cookery, to prepare (fish) in a certain way, apparently by a kind of pickling and spicing.
    • calver To crimp (fish).
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In literature:

Calverly thought that a raid might be made into the South where the main French power lay.
"Sir Nigel" by Arthur Conan Doyle
CALVERED, crimped, or sliced and pickled.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
CALVERED, crimped, or sliced and pickled.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
I see the old Free Companions are here with Sir Hugh Calverly!
"The Lances of Lynwood" by Charlotte M. Yonge
CALVERED, crimped, or sliced and pickled.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
CALVERED, crimped, or sliced and pickled.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
CALVERED, crimped, or sliced and pickled.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
Trevelyan (Sir W. Calverly), on anonymous Revennas.
"Notes & Queries, Index of Volume 1" by Various
My footboy shall eat pheasants, calvered salmons, Knots, goodwits, lampreys.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864" by Various
She always longed to be on more intimate terms with Lady Calverly.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
Calverly and Coote have both the same number of votes.
"Follow My leader" by Talbot Baines Reed
The last two plates in the book are from drawings made at the telescope (a 12-inch Calver reflector) by the Rev.
"To Mars via The Moon" by Mark Wicks
It was made by Mr. Calver.
"Photographs of Nebulæ and Clusters" by James Edward Keeler
Calverly, Sir Hugh, 164.
"Life of Edward the Black Prince" by Louise Creighton
Dr. Calver employs no less than 1600 mirrors.
"The Romance of Modern Invention" by Archibald Williams

In news:

Simon Calver , CEO, LoveFilm.
Calver has led LoveFilm since 2006 when it merged with Video Island.