Canakin


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Can´a`kin


n.1.A little can or cup.
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Then, Tashtego, lad, I'd have ye hold a canakin to the jet, and we'd drink round it
Yea," quoth merry Robin, laughing, "that was the night that Will Stutely must needs snatch a kiss from the stout hostess, and got a canakin of ale emptied over his head for his pains.
cried the Peddler, "bring this good fellow another pot of ale, for truly it is a credit to us all to have one among us who can empty a canakin so lustily.