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 for Calxes
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Calx \Calx\, n.; pl. E. Calxes, L. Calces. [L. Calx, calcis.
     limestone; cf. Gr. ? gravel. ?, ?, pebble, Skr. ? gravel, Ir.
     carraic rock Gael. carraig, W. careg, stone. Cf. Chalk.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Chem.)
        (a) Quicklime. [Obs.]
        (b) The substance which remains when a metal or mineral
            has been subjected to calcination or combustion by
            heat, and which is, or may be, reduced to a fine
            powder.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Metallic calxes are now called oxides.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Broken and refuse glass, returned to the post.

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