[moon-kaf, -kahf]
noun, plural mooncalves.
a congenitally grossly deformed and mentally defective person.
a foolish person.
a person who spends time idly daydreaming.

1555–65; moon + calf1 Unabridged
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mooncalf (ˈmuːnˌkɑːf)
n , pl -calves
1.  a born fool; dolt
2.  a person who idles time away
3.  obsolete a freak or monster

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Example sentences
I'm as much of a mooncalf as anyone.
Moon-calf, speak once in thy life, if thou beest a good mooncalf.
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