a lad; boy.
- Also cal·lan [kah-luhn]. /ˈkɑ lən/.
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How to use callant in a sentence
Just last week, Credit Suisse announced that Callan was taking a leave of absence.
After she left Lehman, Callan went to work at Credit Suisse to develop a business that, ironically, deals with hedge funds.
Keep in mind, Callan left the firm this summer, months before its liquidation, but her departure was controversial.
Malign such an one, the amiable Miss Callan, who is the lustre of her own sex and the astonishment of ours?Ulysses | James Joyce
“Then we shall take what we want without asking,” replied Callan with cool effrontery.
Callan and the others looked wisely at the mendacious instrument, and then began to sheer off with the best grace they could.
Callan sprang a foot or two in the air, and fell back shot through the heart.
To hold the men in the face of such temptations, Callan has erected his buildings in the thirty principal centers of this base.With Our Soldiers in France | Sherwood Eddy
British Dictionary definitions for callant
Scot a youth; lad
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