callant

callant

(ˈkælənt) or

callan

n
Scot a youth; lad
[C16: from Dutch or Flemish kalant customer, fellow]
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And the kindly folk of that country must all pack and tramp, every father's son out of his father's house, and out of the place where he was bred and fed, and played when he was a callant.
Both companies belong to the Belgian entrepreneur Dirk Callant, who is active in transport, Sme wrote.
Ali Callant and Fernan Fermin refused to buckle down and, instead, notched their own string of 4-game winners to take back the lead at 5-4.
Weighing just seven stone eight pounds and standing only five feet four inches tall, he raced in a black one-piece suit -hence his nickname "The Little Black Callant", callant being a Scottish colloquialism for "lad".
CALLANT JOHN May 24, 2012 (From home to Heaven, from pain to peace, your painful days are over, your restless nights have passed, God took you in His arms and whispered Peace at last.
Its featurewasthe RothburyCup Hunter'sChase,wonin1956byThe Callant,dualwinnerofCheltenham FoxhunterChase.
The Black Callant is a terrific true story which Arthur and I have nourished for quite a few years now.
Callant Alan MacKenzie said: "It is truly unbelievable.
Again a project he's had on the backburner for years, it's about Victorian runner James Rowan from Gateshead, also known as The Black Callant, who had a fascinating but ultimately sad riches-to-rags life.
WHILE Arthur McKenzie is the acclaimed script writer of The Black Callant he readily gives much credit for the unearthing of a truly great Tyneside sporting hero to athletics coach and friend Stan Long.
The school's work has included holding special singing assemblies, singing workshops and performing at the Schools' Super Sing event at the ECHO arena in June Chair of Governors Karen Callant, pupil Daniel Gichuki, deputy headteacher Gary Evans join West Derby MP Stephen Twigg (right) for the official opening of the new pounds 28m West Derby School.
Front row: Ann Brown, John Mattox, Graham Callant, Mr Evans, Doreen Harris, Philip Say, Susan Hibbert.