noun Etymology: Dutch or Middle French dialect; Dutch kalant customer, fellow, from Middle French dialect (Picard) calland customer, from Latin calent-, calens, present participle of calēre to be warm — more at lee Date: circa 1592 chiefly Scottish boy, lad

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