Cannei
Canny Can"ny, Cannei Can"nei, a. [Cf. Icel. kenn skilled, learned, or E. canny. Cf. {Kenn}.] [North of Eng. & Scot.] 1. Artful; cunning; shrewd; wary. [1913 Webster]

2. Skillful; knowing; capable. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

3. Cautious; prudent; safe.. --Ramsay. [1913 Webster]

4. Having pleasing or useful qualities; gentle. --Burns. [1913 Webster]

5. Reputed to have magical powers. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

{No canny}, not safe, not fortunate; unpropitious. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]


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