- a lad; boy.
Origin of callant
Examples from the Web for callant
Historical Examples of callant
But, if I was much affected, the callant Mungo was a great deal more.The Life of Mansie Wauch
David Macbeth Moir
To think of a callant being keeped there, out of the knowledge of his ain country, and it a country like this!
Jean woman, if this callant was taking to ill courses like his faither, ye wad never haud up your head again.
I felt like a laddie again at the fishing, Mrs. Carmichael, just as light-hearted and happy as if I were a callant on the hills.Two Knapsacks
The lad that sleeps in ane o' the beds, is a decent sort o' a callant.
- Scot a youth; lad