from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To talk.
  • To cackle.
  • To preserve; overcome; conquer; continue.
  • n. The local name in the coal-regions of Derbyshire and Leicestershire, England, of a hard, ferruginous sandstone, sometimes called bur in other districts.


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  • Fortunately that all stopped, but the legend lives on ... cank

    Man attacked by owl - Boing Boing

  • "The central cank has revised its own inflation forecasts, now expecting that CPI will peak at 12 percent later this year, returning to target by third quarter of 2010," said Standard Chartered Bank economist Razia Khan.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Now, if people like you who consider Ireland to have voted incorrectly say that how cank 860,000 decide for the rest of the EU there's a simple answer: let us all decide.

    three out of three ain't bad

  • And those who cank keep it, and do not, must redeem their neglect by maintaining of a poor man. l And he who voluntarily dealeth better with the poor man than he is obliged, this shall be better for him.

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • Some of the funniest messages Ken has written over the years include 'Eiffel foyer deny time etch ooh' (I fell for you the night I met you) and 'Eye one der howl on guy cank key pry tin dis Rome antics tough' (I wonder how long I can keep writing this romantic stuff).

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  • The cank claims the facilities were repayable on demand. Breaking News

  • Carry it as far as you can, before you defire the concurrence of any number of petfons, efpecially of high cank*

    The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, a Brief Account of the Certain and Established Means for ...

  • "Cost me two cards to get this pad, and now I scavy you're cank.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • "You think Fm some cank chit you can get to suck any pap you want to, don't you?

    Nightside The Long Sun


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  • Talk, cackle.

    January 29, 2013