Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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KALWART, adj. Also kal(d)ward, kaldword, caldwar(d), calwart. Of weather: coldish, fresh and bracing (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1914 Angus Gl.; Ork. 1929 Marw.; Sh. 1959). [′kɑ:lwərt]

[Ad. Norw. dial. kaldvor(d)en, coldish. Cf. Caller.]

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