ca' canny

noun
ca' can·​ny | \ kȯ-ˈka-nē How to pronounce ca' canny (audio) \

Definition of ca' canny

British

Other Words from ca' canny

ca' canny intransitive verb, British

First Known Use of ca' canny

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ca' canny

Scots, verb, to proceed cautiously, from ca' (call) + canny careful

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The first known use of ca' canny was in 1886

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“Ca' canny.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ca'%20canny. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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