Thesaurus / canny

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Said the goodwife, "Aoirig, poor woman, it is not the hour for ancient old sgeuls; be thinking of a canny going."

He felt, like the washerwomen, that there was something not canny about this Doo.

The Scottish Fairy BookElizabeth W. Grierson

The canny young Scot thought of a coming legacy and obeyed the head of his clan.

A Fascinating TraitorRichard Henry Savage

It was "no' canny" that this old man, with a cauld in his chest, had gone up full two days before and had not come down again.

Greyfriars BobbyEleanor Atkinson

Out of his canny Scotch-English corner of thought, he is sadly lost.

My lady ruby-throat was a canny bird; she had selected her position with judgment.

Upon The Tree-TopsOlive Thorne Miller

He had been drawling "Bonny lass, canny lass;" but, catching the sound of angry words, he had paused and listened.

A Son of HagarSir Hall Caine

That uncle of yours, Mary, heth he's as canny a keoghboy as I've seen.

The DroneRutherford Mayne

“It stands beyond question she was more than canny,” says Finnward, shaking his head.

The Waif WomanRobert Louis Stevenson

And look you, Lowrie, be canny in lowering him, and in your management of the rope.

Viking BoysJessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby

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