Is our speaker channeling King Lear by any chance?
= 'clever girls'
Yes, not "hot girls", you little rascal.
What did you expect?
You'd have to pronounce this very carefully so the girls dad didn't hear "calidas" (hot) instead of "callidas" (clever).
Through a verb calleō which is related to callum "callus". In Portuguese we can call someone who is experienced at something caleijado; it's someone who has developed calluses from use.
Then there's the fourth... She's an interesting one...
"Cunning" should also be accepted.
Habesne quattuor filias?
Why is daughters between three and clever? Wouldnt you have both descriptors either in front or behind the object it is describing? How would you use more than two adjectives?