Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of callus.
  • n. The first element in some words of Greek origin, signifying beautiful.

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Examples

  • Also involved me beating my record for people for dinner by one to make 14 … I’m really not out to beat it any time soon, I leave the culmination of such in Calli’s capable hands.

    November 24th, 2004

  • I would call Calli, Vog or Abi, but what to talk about???

    sierrazen Diary Entry

  • Calliope "Calli" Reaper-Jones has had a Forgotten Charm put on herself so she can lead a normal mortal's life in New York City, trying to break into the world of fashion.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • "Mr. Giordanella was innocent and should have never been accused in the conspiracy," Mr. Calli said.

    Ruling Deals a Setback to Foreign-Bribery Case

  • Mr. Giordanella's lawyer, Paul Calli, said he was grateful the court had made the "correct and just ruling."

    Ruling Deals a Setback to Foreign-Bribery Case

  • For instance I took the name Callisto, traced it back to earlier roots as Calliste and then carved it into Calli for my story “Clutch”.

    Naming Rights « Write Anything

  • Brett Deering for The Wall Street Journal Capri can now play outside with her brother Cooper, 10, and sister Calli, 7, without getting exhausted.

    After Gene Found, Drugs Come Slowly

  • Trying to get Caesar to join her in bed, she invites Calli, the cat's new best friend, into bed as bait.

    James Scarborough: Stop Kiss, The Garage Theatre

  • He was hard-nosed, as we would expect him to be, but he seemed to take a perverse pleasure in getting Calli to admit that she had just kissed Sarah moments before the assault.

    James Scarborough: Stop Kiss, The Garage Theatre

  • In both her interrogation by Detective Cole and her taking of coffee with Calli, she was everything Calli and Sarah were not: unloved, unwanted, misunderstood and, though she probably saved someone's life, she was certainly not open to the possibility of a lesbian relationship.

    James Scarborough: Stop Kiss, The Garage Theatre

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