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callant

[kah-luh nt] /ˈkɑ lənt/
noun, Chiefly Scot.
1.
a lad; boy.
Also, callan
[kah-luh n] /ˈkɑ lən/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; < Dutch kalant fellow, chap, customer < Old North French caland customer
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callant

/ˈkælənt/
noun
1.
(Scot) a youth; lad
Word Origin
C16: from Dutch or Flemish kalant customer, fellow
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