canty


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canty

(ˈkæntɪ; ˈkɑːn-)
adj, cantier or cantiest
dialect Scot and Northern English lively; brisk; in good spirits
[C18: see cant3]
ˈcantily adv
ˈcantiness n
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Adj.1.canty - lively and brisk
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"
References in classic literature ?
My mother lived till eighty, a canty dame to the last.
exclaimed she, on one occasion, 'if you would but dismiss such gloomy subjects from your mind, you would live as long as any of us; at least you would live to see the girls married, and yourself a happy grandfather, with a canty old dame for your companion.
Ricky Canty on his roof in Barry Ricky Canty on his roof in Barry CARDIFF has certainly had its share of characters over the years.
TG4 Peil na mBan commentator Deirdre Breathnach, Newstalk's Off the Ball presenter Ger Gilroy, RTE News anchor Bryan Dobson and Sarah Ryan of the Dublin Senior Camogie Team have joined Majella Canty from the charity to encourage people to talk.
She leaves her husband, Bob Monfils of Dudley; her mother, Helen Canty of Quinebaug; two brothers, Kevin Canty and his wife Kristina of Thompson, Dennis Canty of Quinebaug; a sister, Kathleen Canty of Huntersville, NC; and a niece, Amy Canty of Thompson.
John Canty, a 66-year-old retired civil engineer, said that when he first arrived in Tanoumah all those years ago, he could not believe it was Saudi Arabia because of the mountain and greenery.
The team cut both running back Ahmad Bradshaw and defensive tackle Chris Canty from the roster.
GRAHAM CANTY says anyone who doubts Donegal's attacking ability should watch just how hard he has to work today.
THE late-season surge by the New York Giants can be attributed to the fitness of their defensive line but defensive tackle Chris Canty in particular is enjoying his most productive season and might be worthy of support on the Super Bowls spreads tonight, writes Simon Milham.
Tribunal judge Alan McCarry made the suggestion to the former employees of Canty and Co, founded by prominent city lawyer Kate Canty, which was based in New Street before collapsing in July.
Kate Canty, sole partner of Canty and Co in New Street, is shutting up shop after "sinking every last penny" into her struggling firm.
Rosslyn hit back on the quarter hour with a Nick Canty try converted by Dylan Pugh.