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callithump


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Callithump  \Cal"li*thump`\,  n. 
  A  somewhat  riotous  parade,  accompanied  with  the  blowing  of 
  tin  horns,  and  other  discordant  noises;  also  a  burlesque 
  serenade;  a  charivari.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  callithump 
  n  1:  a  noisy  boisterous  parade  [syn:  {callathump},  {callithump 
  parade}] 
  2:  a  noisy  mock  serenade  (made  by  banging  pans  and  kettles)  to 
  a  newly  married  couple  [syn:  {shivaree},  {chivaree},  {charivari}, 
  {callathump},  {belling}] 




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