Callot

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Callot A close cap without visor or brim.
    • n Callot A plant coif or skullcap. Same as Calotte.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n callot Same as calotte.
    • callot See callet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. calotte, dim. of cale, a sort of flat cap. Cf. Caul

Usage

In literature:

Fantastic garbs, beggaring all fancy of a Teniers or a Callot, succeed each other, like monster devouring monster in a Dream.
"Sartor Resartus The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh" by Thomas Carlyle
Salvator Rosa and Callot, two of the earliest professors of picturesque art, have never been since surpassed.
"The Ancien Regime" by Charles Kingsley
Callot's imps, for all their strangeness, are only of the earth earthy.
"George Cruikshank" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Callot might have drawn it, Dante might have suggested it, but a minute attempt to describe its horrors would but disgust.
"For the Term of His Natural Life" by Marcus Clarke
Behold the creature, worthy of a Callot's fantastic pencil.
"The Wonders of Instinct" by J. H. Fabre
Fantastic garbs, beggaring all fancy of a Teniers or a Callot, succeed each other, like monster devouring monster in a Dream.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
Further down was mentioned a Miss Callot, who acted the part of a page.
"Roger Ingleton, Minor" by Talbot Baines Reed
In the manner of Callot.
"Rembrandt and His Works" by John Burnet
The fan is undoubtedly a real Jacques Callot.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
At night particularly one feels the Piranesi grandeur, but also the Callot picturesqueness which are secondary qualities of Rome.
"The Spirit of Rome" by Vernon Lee
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In science:

The design reflects a temperature and humidity controlled callote-sty le enclosure for the telescope, placed on top of a stiff tower that raises it above the surface boundary layer.
Astronomy in Antarctica
Benoˆıt et al., 1981] Benoˆıt, E., Callot, J., Diener, F., and Diener, M. (1981).
Is the astronomical forcing a reliable and unique pacemaker for Climate?
Sari, Stroboscopy and averaging, in Colloque Tra jectorien `a la M´emoire de Georges Reeb et Jean-Louis Callot (Strasbourg-Obernai, 1995) (A.
Averaging Theorems for Ordinary Differential Equations and Retarded Functional Differential Equations
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