noun Chiefly Scot.
Origin of callant
Examples from the Web for callant
She told me she saw Robertson go into the ruins, so I made what haste I could to cleek the callant.The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Vol. 1., Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
She was little like it that night she gaed away greetin wi the callant on her back!
She has a braw house here, and lives bien and warm, wi' twa servant lasses, and a man and a callant in the shop.Sir Walter Scott|Richard H. Hutton
What do ye want, callant, that ye deafen my auld lugs like that?
I'm much mista'en if I didna see a weel-faur'd callant cast lovin' een upon ye in the marketplace just now.The Manchester Rebels of the Fatal '45|William Harrison Ainsworth