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But I cant stay here all day; Mrs. Towne is to take me to spend the day with the Gesners.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
I didnt think much of that, but he said afterward, A man may do in an hour what he cant undo in a lifetime.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
I cant let you increase your indebtedness, and his pudgy hand lifted the basket and put it on the shelf behind him.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
A grain—requiring to be picked out with a pin and microscope—of truth, with a bushel of bunkum or cant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Cant expect money before its due, I spose, said the old man, licking his thin lips.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
He has done many a good job for you, and will do many more when he can; and when he cant, he wont; so no more about that.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Tyrwhitt confuses the matter by quoting Lye, who mixed up this word with tombestere, a female tumbler; for which see Cant.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
And if you cant pay your present rent prompt, how do you expect to pay it next month, when you must find three dollars more?
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Now, there cant be anything much more retiring than the turtleor me.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Ever in oon, continually, constantly, always in the same way; cf. Cant.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANT

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  • slope
  • tilt
  • tip
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