Definitions of Calle

  1. A kind of head covering; a caul.

Usage examples for Calle

  1. The letter was as follows: " Nassau, No. 4 Calle Valenzuela, " Aug 29, 18-. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. " Next time you go through Calle Mayor," directed the young woman, " take a good look at the necklace I've told you about. – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois
  3. But to annul this plain contract needed grosser methods of injustice than the Pastons had influence to compass, and Calle not only got his wife at last, but was taken back into the family service. – Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton
  4. 60- 4: calle de la Amargura: cf. – Novelas Cortas by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón
  5. " Once or twice a guest of mine has reached the calle by a rope, but the President's friends take precautions to- night," Don Martin remarked. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  6. The carriage reached the Calle de Carretas, and drew up where its owner had commanded. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  7. The nearest gun was at the end of the Calle Bogran, and we raced down it, each with his revolver cocked, and held in front of him. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  8. He sent me the address of my new lodging in the Calle Alcala. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. You- committed that- robbery in the Calle Mayor? – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois
  10. " How slowly everything moves," he murmured as he turned into Calle Sacristia. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  11. The wide Calle Mayor brings you in a moment out of these mouldy shadows and into the broad light of nowadays which shines in the Puerta del Sol. – Castilian Days by John Hay
  12. In the Sailors' Home, kept by Prayerful Jones in Calle San Fernando, a charity place for sailors on the beach. – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  13. We, accustomed to heat and a dozen other comforts in our dwellings, would not consider the house in the Calle Colon, with its cold stone floors and walls, a suitable place for a rheumatic, broken- down old man; but it was the typical solid, substantial residence of its day; and the only pity is that the city of Valladolid permitted it to be torn down a few years ago to make room for a row of flats. – Christopher Columbus by Mildred Stapley
  14. The man who came a second time to the Cafe Carmona in the Calle Velasquez in Seville must have known this; else the politely surprised looks, the furtive glances, the whisperings that met his first visit would have sent him to some other house of mild entertainment. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  15. We calle it the lake of the staring hairs, because those that live about it have their hair like a brush turned up. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  16. On this advice, I bought a quantity of it, of blue and white, at La Diana, a shop on the corner of Calle de Obispo and San Ignacio. – To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana
  17. The modern town is a much more agreeable spot, and contains one magnificent street, the Calle Real, where the principal merchants reside. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  18. I do not know just why the Puerta del Sol seems so much ampler and gayer than the Calle de Alcala; it is not really wider, but it seems more to concentrate the coming and going, and with its high- hoteled opposition of corners is of a supreme spectacularity. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  19. It was correctly directed- Manuel Blanco, Calle Isaac Peral. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  20. I will advise you that you ought to get your wines at Pardo's, on the Calle del Carmen. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés