Posted by ESC on October 17, 2005
In Reply to: A well turned calf posted by Andrew Morris on October 17, 2005
: Can anyone tell where the phrase 'A well turned calf' comes from?
I don't know who said it first. Well-turned = symmetrically shaped or rounded. Calf = the fleshy back part of the leg below the knee. (Merriam-Webster online)