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Definition of the noun callop

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  1. an Australian freshwater fish, Macquaria ambigua; the golden perch or yellowbelly

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Google previewThe Gentleman's Magazine (1790)


Sbro-v' Mandaj is called Callop Monday, because they then took leave of flesh, bothfr'sh and sþltcd; and with this Egg Sarra'de at Oxford corresponds. Piincakes and fritters, or similar food, became the food for the'ncxt succeeding fast (Brand, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (1903)

A Comprehensive Library of Human Belief and Practice in the Mysteries of Life by Cora Linn Morrison Daniels, Charles McClellan Stevens

" CALLOP MONDAY — Callop Monday is the Monday before Shrove Tuesday, so called because it was customary to have callops ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2001)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

The Tuesday is also called Pancake Day, and the day preceding Callop Monday, from the special foods popularly prepared for those days. All three were days of merrymaking. Hall' is a contraction of Hallow, meaning holy or festal. Hallel.

Google previewCocker's English Dictionary: interpreting the most refined and difficult words in divinity, philosophy, law, physick ... mechanicks, &c. With an explanation of those hard words, which are derived from other languages ... To which is added, an historico-poetical dictionary ... the interpretation of the most usual terms in military discipline ... the terms which merchants ... make use of in trade and commerce ... Perused and published from the authors correct copy, by John Hawkins. [With a portrait.] (1704)

by Edward COCKER, John Hawkins

hallop, or o'callop, а [inail Ли” 5 vii/Ö a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Heraldry or general Armory of England, Scotland and Ireland, comprising a registry of all armorial bearings from the earliest to the present time, including the late grants by the college of arms (1847)

By John and John Bernard Burke by John Burke

CALLOP. Ar. on a bend gu. a lion pass. or. ('rcst— A boar pass. sa. thrust through with a broken spear ppr. mnzzled ar. Gumor (France). the others sa. Cinwwsv ( Lord Dunkell). Ar. a lion ramp. as. Crest—A mound ensigned with a cross crosslet , ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

The Tuesday is also called Pancake Day, and the day preceding Callop Monday, from the special foods ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1808)

Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers by John Jamieson

(callop is not, as Johnson says, merely from A.S. weal-an to boil. It is an inversion of Belg. opscell.en, to boil up. That some of the Gothic words, similar in form to E. leap, had been anciently applied to boiling, appears from the Belg. phrases, ...

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Callop Meaning

Video shows what callop means. an Australian freshwater fish, Macquaria ambigua; the golden perch or yellowbelly. Callop Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of C3A1L1L1O1P3

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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