(Cal"en*dar), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Calendared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Calendaring.] To enter or
write in a calendar; to register. Waterhouse.
(Cal`en*da"ri*al) a. Of or pertaining to the calendar or a calendar.
(Cal"en*da*ry) a. Calendarial. [Obs.]
(Cal"en*der) n. [F. calandre, LL. calendra, corrupted fr. L. cylindrus a cylinder, Gr. . See
1. A machine, used for the purpose of giving cloth, paper, etc., a smooth, even, and glossy or glazed
surface, by cold or hot pressure, or for watering them and giving them a wavy appearance. It consists of
two or more cylinders revolving nearly in contact, with the necessary apparatus for moving and regulating.
2. One who pursues the business of calendering.
My good friend the calender.
(Cal"en*der) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Calendered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Calendering.] [Cf. F. calandrer.
See Calender, n.] To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as
woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper, etc. Ure.
(Cal"en*der), n. [Per. qalender.] One of a sect or order of fantastically dressed or painted
(Cal`en*dog"ra*pher) n. [Calendar + -graph + er.] One who makes calendars. [R.]
(Cal"en*drer) n. A person who calenders cloth; a calender.
(Ca*len"dric Ca*len"dric*al) a., Of or pertaining to a calendar.
The Greek calends, a time that will never come, as the Greeks had no calends.
(Cal"ends) n. pl. [OE. kalendes month, calends, AS. calend month, fr. L. calendae; akin to
calare to call, proclaim, Gr. . CF. Claim.] The first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar.
[Written also kalends.]
(||Ca*len"du*la) n. [NL., fr. L. calendae calends.] (Bot.) A genus of composite herbaceous
plants. One species, Calendula officinalis, is the common marigold, and was supposed to blossom on
the calends of every month, whence the name.
(Ca*len"du*lin) n. (Chem.) A gummy or mucilaginous tasteless substance obtained from
the marigold or calendula, and analogous to bassorin.
(Cal"en*ture) n. [F. calenture, fr. Sp. calenture heat, fever, fr. calentar to heat, fr. p. pr.
of L. calere to be warm.] (Med.) A name formerly given to various fevers occuring in tropics; esp. to a
form of furious delirium accompanied by fever, among sailors, which sometimes led the affected person
to imagine the sea to be a green field, and to throw himself into it.
(Cal"en*ture), v. i. To see as in the delirium of one affected with calenture. [Poetic]
Hath fed on pageants floating through the air
Or calentures in depths of limpid flood.