Calamist Cal"a*mist (-m[i^]st), n. [L. calamus a reed.] One who plays upon a reed or pipe. [Obs.] --Blount. [1913 Webster]

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  • calamist — † ˈcalamist Obs. 0 [f. L. calam us reed + ist.] 1. ‘One who plays upon a reed, a piper.’ in Blount Glossogr. in Phillips. 2. ‘One hauing his haire turning vpwards.’ (Cf. next.) in Cockeram …   Useful english dictionary

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