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Saturday, May 07, 2011

Definitions for callithump

  1. A children's parade, with prizes for the best costumes.

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Citations for callithump
The callithump of his ideas never stops, never flags, never pauses for rest or recuperation or revival. Leo Calvin Rosten, People I Have Loved, Known, or Admired
"The neighborhood kids would bang pans together whenever they put on their springtime callithump." , Word Delight
Origin of callithump
British dialect
Callithump is a Midwestern Americanism that derives from the regional British phrase gallithumpians, "disturbers of order at Parliamentary elections."