callant

callant

[kah-luhnt]
noun Chiefly Scot.
a lad; boy.
Also, callan [kah-luhn] .


Origin:
1710–20; < Dutch kalant fellow, chap, customer < Old North French caland customer

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callant or callan (ˈkælənt, ˈkælən)
 
n
(Scot) a youth; lad
 
[C16: from Dutch or Flemish kalant customer, fellow]
 
callan or callan
 
n
 
[C16: from Dutch or Flemish kalant customer, fellow]

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