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Definition of "callant" []

  • Lad, boy (noun)

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Use "callant" in a sentence
  • "Everybody that had the smallest gumption prophesied that he would be a real clever one; nor could we grudge that we took pains in his rearing -- he having been like a sucking-turkey, or a hot-house plant from far away, delicate in the constitution -- when we saw that the debt was likely to be paid with bank-interest, and that, by his uncommon cleverality, the callant was to be a credit to our family."
  • "For several years, as might naturally have been expected, the callant was a perfect dead-weight on the concern, and perhaps, in her hours of greater distress, the widow regretted the heedlessness of her Christian charity; but Charlie had a winning way with him, and she could not find it in her heart to turn him to the door."
  • "For several years, as might naturally have been expected, the callant was a perfect deadweight on the concern, and perhaps, in her hours of greater distress, the widow regretted the heedlessness of her Christian charity; but Charlie had a winning way with him, and she could not find it in her heart to turn him to the door."
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