- a shivaree.
- Midwestern U.S. Also called callithump parade. a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.
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You probably don't know what callithump is, but you will find out if you undertake to hoe sod-ground potatoes in July.
By the time I had pulled half-way down one row I could feel the callithump working.
I became acquainted with callithump when I straightened out the asparagus-bed.
I have the greatest respect for honorable toil, but even more for callithump.