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 ?
'Oh, Richard!' 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.'
My mother lived till eighty, a canty dame to the last.
CORK great Graham Canty reckons it's time for Dublin's rivals to quit moaning and to take a lead out of Mayo's book.
High atop Clough Road in the tiny town of Bath, the Farm at Woods Hill owner Kristin Canty and farm manger Amber Reed practice sustainable farming, humanely caring for and raising animals.
New Arlington Heights Trustees Mary Beth Canty and Tom Schwingbeck were sworn in this week, joining the nine-member elected panel responsible for setting the direction of village government.
The research, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, was led by Steven Canty, programme coordinator for the Marine Conservation Programme at the Smithsonian's National Museum for Natural History and researcher with Manchester Metropolitan University.
TEN years ago Ricky Canty was ordered off the roof of a house where he was staging a oneman protest - and now he's been ordered to end the pavement protest he's been staging on and off ever since.
TEN years ago, Ricky Canty was kicked off the roof of a house where he was staging a one-man protest - and now he's been ordered to end the pavement protest he's been staging on and off ever since.
A judge referred to the tragedy of Grenfell Tower as she ordered landlord Gerard Canty to pay nearly PS4,000 after he pleaded guilty to eight offences relating to serious breaches of management of houses in multiple occupation (HMO).
A special thank you to our two new members, Glenda Jackson and Cathy Canty for organizing the food drives.
Inspired by the notorious Sunshine Mine fire of 1972, novelist Kevin Canty's The Underworld imagines life in the town from shortly before the disaster to right around the time the real healing begins.