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1. A small can or cup.
2. A small wooden bucket.
[Dutch kanneken (from Middle Dutch cannekijn, diminutive of canne, can) and Flemish cannikin, diminutive of cann, can.]
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a small can, esp one used as a drinking vessel
[C16: from Middle Dutch kanneken; see can2, -kin]
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can•ni•kin(ˈkæn ɪ kɪn)
a small can or drinking cup.
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