These callused rapidly and were planted immediately in the nursery.
He pressed the callused palm of his hand against her cheek and said something, then turned and quickly walked out of the room.
It may even occur that the whole inner bark around the trunk is of a callused nature, without any open cankers showing at all.
This year we tried some black walnut grafts and found that they callused in 10 to 14 days when placed in a grafting case.
His fingertips were callused, worked rough with exertion well beyond the normal call of duty.
In this manner, cuttings which have been obtained in winter or spring can be callused before planting time.
"hardened skin," 1560s, from Latin callus, variant of callum "hard skin," related to callere "be hard," from PIE root *kal- "hard" (cf. Sanskrit kalika "bud," Old Irish calath "hard," Old Church Slavonic kaliti "to cool, harden").
callus cal·lus (kāl'əs)
n. pl. cal·lus·es
The hard bony tissue that develops around the ends of a fractured bone during healing.