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calf-length

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Definition of calf-length in English:

adjective

(Of footwear or an item of clothing) reaching the calves: a calf-length skirt
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  • Trial judge Mr Justice Moses, who had swapped his red robe and wig for a grey, woollen, calf-length coat and pinstripe suit, followed on.
  • Dresses are adorned with beautiful embroidery, as are calf-length skirts, cuffs and collars.
  • So they opted for a tailored calf-length coat - chocolate brown - with a blue pinstripe suit and white plimsolls.

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Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
adjective
of or relating to dancing