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canary

noun
slang

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a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing
  • a canary who was singing and giving up the names of some of the city's most notorious drug lords

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The first known use of canary was in 1592

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“Canary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/canary. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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