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callant

noun
chiefly Scottish

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a male person who has not yet reached adulthood
  • ever since he was a callant, he's been fishing off the eastern coast of Scotland

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The first known use of callant was circa 1592

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“Callant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/callant. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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