from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. a general name for fruit, vegetables, meat, or fish, preserved in hermetically sealed cans.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. food preserved by canning
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“We don’t realize how lucky we are,” an older lady named Mrs. Boczar, who was wearing a paper bag over her hair to protect it from any dust, told everybody as she stood on a stepstool and filled a kitchen shelf with the contents of a wicker basket of canned goods sent with best wishes from Tenczar’s Superette.
Those Scarritt girls were always willing to go, and we were going to have Aid Day, and my wife kept a strict record of everything, second-hand clothes, almost anything that you could name, we had, and canned goods for desperate families.
“Permission to come aboard, sir?” should be denied to multiple flats of canned goods ranging from sodas to everyone’s favorite, Green Giant Waxed Beans and Okra.
—The Unity Cultural Association wishes to thank all students who brought in canned goods for needy families.