Word Origin for calliper
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How to use calliper in a sentence
He juggles with the precious burden; he tests its perfections between his curved legs, calliper-wise.Social Life in the Insect World|J. H. Fabre
Dot Calliper had come out on the mountain-side, with all the rest of them, after blackberries.
A small beam-calliper, with outside edges, for examining the adjusting rings and the ring-gauges.Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy.|Bureau of Ordnance, USN
An enormous fellow he was, and fatter for his size than Dot Calliper was for hers.
Yes, and Mrs. Calliper meant to dry them all and sell them, and buy some things for Dot and Molly and the baby.