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callant

[ kah-luhnt ]
/ ˈkɑ lənt /
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noun Chiefly Scot.

a lad; boy.

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Origin of callant

1710–20; <Dutch kalant fellow, chap, customer <Old North French caland customer
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British Dictionary definitions for callant

callant

callan (ˈkælən)

/ (ˈkælənt) /

noun

Scot a youth; lad
C16: from Dutch or Flemish kalant customer, fellow
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