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Webster 1913 Edition


Callet

Cal′let

,
Noun.
[Cf. Ir. & Gael.
caile
a country woman, strumpet.]
A trull or prostitute; a scold or gossip.
[Obs.]
[Written also
callat
.]

Cal′let

Verb.
I.
To rail or scold.
[Obs.]
Brathwait.

Webster 1828 Edition


Callet

CALLET

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Definition 2022


Callet

Callet

See also: callet

Latin

Proper noun

Callet n (indeclinable)

  1. a city in Hispania Baetica

References

callet

callet

See also: Callet

English

Noun

callet (plural callets)

  1. A trull or prostitute.
  2. A scold or gossip.

Quotations

  • 1603, William Shakespeare, Othello, Act 4, Scene 2
    He call'd her whore: a beggar in his drink / Could not have laid such terms upon his callet.

Verb

callet (third-person singular simple present callets, present participle calleting, simple past and past participle calleted)

  1. (obsolete) To rail or scold.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Brathwait to this entry?)

References

  • callet in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Latin

Verb

callet

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of calleō