Is our speaker channeling King Lear by any chance?
= 'clever girls'
Yes, not "hot girls", you little rascal.
What did you expect?
Callidās • Callidus • clever, crafty, cunning, ingenious, sly, wise • From Calleō + -idus
Calleō ( intransitive: callous, thickskinned, skillful, experienced, well versed in • ( transitive: know, have knowledge of, understand )