Callow

Definition of Callow

Cal`low´
a.1.
1.Destitute of feathers; naked; unfledged.
An in the leafy summit, spied a nest,
Which, o'er the callow young, a sparrow pressed.
- Dryden.
2.Immature; boyish; "green"; as, a callow youth.
I perceive by this, thou art but a callow maid.
- Old Play [1675].
n.1.(Zool.) A kind of duck. See Old squaw.

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