Pronunciation: (kal'u-thump"), [key]
—n. Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
1. a shivaree.
2. Midwestern U.S.Also called cal'lithump parade". a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes. Also,callathump.
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