(Cal`e*do"ni*a) n. The ancient Latin name of Scotland; still used in poetry.
(Cal`e*do"ni*an) a. Of or pertaining to Caledonia or Scotland; Scottish; Scotch. n. A
native or inhabitant of Caledonia or Scotland.
(Ca*led"o*nite) n. (Min.) A hydrous sulphate of copper and lead, found in some parts of
Caledonia or Scotland.
(Cal`e*fa"cient) a. [L. calefaciens p. pr. of calefacere to make warm; calere to be warm +
facere to make.] Making warm; heating. [R.]
(Cal`e*fa"cient), n. A substance that excites warmth in the parts to which it is applied, as
(Cal`e*fac"tion) n. [L. calefactio: cf. F. caléfaction.]
1. The act of warming or heating; the production of heat in a body by the action of fire, or by communication
of heat from other bodies.
2. The state of being heated.
(Cal`e*fac"tive) a. See Calefactory. [R.]
(Cal`e*fac"tor) n. A heater; one who, or that which, makes hot, as a stove, etc.
(Cal`e*fac"to*ry) a. [L. calefactorius.] Making hot; producing or communicating heat.
1. (Eccl.) An apartment in a monastery, warmed and used as a sitting room.
2. A hollow sphere of metal, filled with hot water, or a chafing dish, placed on the altar in cold weather
for the priest to warm his hands with.
(Cal"e*fy) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Calefied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Calefying.] [L. calere to be warm + -
fy] To make warm or hot.
(Cal"e*fy), v. i. To grow hot or warm. Sir T. Browne.
(||Cal"em*bour`) n. [F.] A pun.
(Cal"en*dar) n. [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium an interest or account book (cf.
F. calendrier, OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See Calends.]
1. An orderly arrangement of the division of time, adapted to the purposes of civil life, as years, months,
weeks, and days; also, a register of the year with its divisions; an almanac.
2. (Eccl.) A tabular statement of the dates of feasts, offices, saints' days, etc., esp. of those which are
liable to change yearly according to the varying date of Easter.
3. An orderly list or enumeration of persons, things, or events; a schedule; as, a calendar of state papers; a
calendar of bills presented in a legislative assembly; a calendar of causes arranged for trial in court; a
calendar of a college or an academy.
Shepherds of people had need know the calendars of tempests of state. Bacon.