in calf


in calf
   pregnant
   Literally of cows, vulgarly of women. Also as in foal, pig, pod, and pup:
    [Queen Victoria] had just discovered that she was in foal for the ninth time. (Fraser, 1975)
    'I'm in pig, what d'you think of that?' 'A most hideous expression, Linda dear.' (N. Mitford, 1945)
    I've 'ad seven girls i'pod and wor going wi' a married woman. (Bradbury, 1976)

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