a callous condition.
Botany. a hardened or thickened part of a plant.
Pathology, callus (def 1a).
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Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern
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Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
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noun (pl) -ties
another name for callus (sense 1)
Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), 1592?–1635, French engraver and etcher. Historical Examples Artists Past and Present Elisabeth Luther Cary Roger Ingleton, Minor Talbot Baines Reed George Cruikshank William Makepeace Thackeray The Duke’s Motto Justin Huntly McCarthy George Cruikshank W. H. Chesson A History of Caricature and Grotesque Thomas Wright Little Journeys to the Homes of […]
made hard; hardened. insensitive; indifferent; unsympathetic: They have a callous attitude toward the sufferings of others. having a callus; indurated, as parts of the skin exposed to friction. to make or become hard or callous. Historical Examples The Lookout Man B. M. Bower The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson Martin Eden Jack London The Story of […]
made hard; hardened. insensitive; indifferent; unsympathetic: They have a callous attitude toward the sufferings of others. having a callus; indurated, as parts of the skin exposed to friction. to make or become hard or callous. Contemporary Examples Hollywood’s New Macho Man Gina Piccalo March 31, 2010 America Prepares to Fold in Afghanistan But Must Stay […]