Thesaurus / canniness
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He was, in a way, a Paul Revere spreading intelligence, and with Scotch canniness made a good bargain for himself.
THE ALASKANJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
The verses rang with New England canniness, and the familiar dialect acquired a dignity never before acknowledged.
People looked askance upon them as Scots, while innkeepers hated them for their poverty and their canniness.
With the canniness of her new-found love, Avice approached the subject in a roundabout way.
THE MARK OF CAINCAROLYN WELLS
Andrew Carnegie tells a good story illustrating the canniness of the Scot.
He gave a remarkable proof of his canniness in the successful outcome of his bargaining with the trustees of the British Museum.
A dog is singularly destitute in what is called in Scotland, canniness.
CATSW. GORDON STABLES
Malcolm, with the canniness of his kind, at once told her he had had no luck.
LABRADOR DAYSWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
Carson, with the canniness so characteristic of the American, was not to be so easily convinced.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
It was in the morning that the landlady showed her canniness.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL

WORDS RELATED TO CANNINESS

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