Calender



a machine in which cloth, paper, or the like, is smoothed, glazed, etc., by pressing between rotating cylinders.
a machine for impregnating fabric with rubber, as in the manufacture of automobile tires.
to press in a calender.
qalandar.
(in Islamic countries) one of an order of mendicant dervishes founded in the 14th century.
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The Arabian Nights Entertainments Anonymous
The Actress in High Life Sue Petigru Bowen
The Book of Humorous Verse Various
The Building of a Book Various
Mr. Punch in the Highlands Various
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
The Arabian Nights Entertainments Anonymous
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
English Narrative Poems Various
Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama Walter W. Greg

noun
a machine in which paper or cloth is glazed or smoothed by passing between rollers
verb
(transitive) to subject (material) to such a process
noun
a member of a mendicant order of dervishes in Turkey, Iran, and India
v.
n.

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