callet

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

callet (plural callets)

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

Quotations[edit]

  • 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[edit]

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?)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

callet

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of calleō