a person or thing that calls.
a person who makes a short visit.
Dance. a person who directs the movements of dancers, as at a hoedown or square dance, by calling out the successive figures as the music plays.
(of fruit, fish, vegetables, etc.) fresh; recently picked or caught.
Contemporary Examples

The Election Has Gone to the Dogs David Frum April 22, 2012
A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat Annie Gaus November 30, 2014
The Serial Killer Sisterhood Christine Pelisek, Roja Heydarpour April 10, 2011
Thoughts on the BRAIN Initiative Ilana Glazer April 2, 2013
A Persistent Pioneer Patricia J. Williams May 25, 2009

Historical Examples

Gray youth Oliver Onions
Her Father’s Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist John T. McIntyre

a person or thing that calls, esp a person who makes a brief visit
(Austral) a racing commentator
adjective (Scot)
(of food, esp fish) fresh
cool: a caller breeze


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