cannikin


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can·ni·kin

 (kăn′ĭ-kĭn)
n.
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.]

cannikin

(ˈkænɪkɪn) ,

canakin

or

canikin

n
a small can, esp one used as a drinking vessel
[C16: from Middle Dutch kanneken; see can2, -kin]

can•ni•kin

(ˈkæn ɪ kɪn)

n.
a small can or drinking cup.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cannikin - a wooden bucket
bucket, pail - a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
2.cannikin - a small can
can, tin can, tin - airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
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He drew some cognac from the cask into a tin cannikin.
Aye, aye, my merry lads, it's a lively leak this; hold a cannikin, one of ye, and let's have a taste.
America's largest underground nuclear test, Cannikin,