canny[ kan-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF canny
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANNY
He said it was "Kahore pai;" or, as a Scotsman would put it, "no canny."
So reasoned the canny Scot, but he held his tongue to his Lilias.
And old Angus wagged his head and said, "Canny lass, the widdy!"
Turning, I found the canny swain had followed me on an investigating tour.
It might be a good thing, said the canny Scot, to back him up and reap the benefit.
That uncle of yours, Mary, heth he's as canny a keoghboy as I've seen.
But the canny wife of the Provost, douce man, plucked him by the sleeve.
The Scotch were either too "canny" or too dull to "fash" themselves about it.
Ill be her nurse, and Ill gang aboot on my stockin soles as canny as pussy.
The farmer was back in ten minutes, with a canny face that defied reading.
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