Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I have two canaries which have set twice this spring, but have not raised a bird.

We have three canaries, and one of them is almost as old as I am.

Now you come to mention it, I dare say she does turn 'em into canaries.

She was easy in mind, since Miss Dickinson's canaries would be delivered.

He'd as soon think of tryin' to hatch out ostriches or canaries.

Canaries sing well, but the defect of their music is its abundance.

It contained a number of bird-cages, such as are used for canaries.

Now, as you well know, the Canaries alone of all the archipelagoes were inhabited.

Here he reminds one of an eagle caged with a colony of canaries.'

What she said was that her mother and Mr. Fenwick were exactly like the canaries.