Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a can (container).

Etymologies

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can +‎ -like

Examples

  • He took the nylon bag from the chair and slung it over his shoulder and he got the shotgun with its huge canlike silencer off the bed and put it under his arm and picked up the case again.

    No Country For Old Men

  • His hands came into view holding a pistol with a large, canlike device affixed to the front.

    Clear and Present Danger

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