The Meaning of can

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Can

an obs. form of began, imp. & p. p. of Begin, sometimes used in old poetry. [See Gan.]

Can

n.
A drinking cup; a vessel for holding liquids.

Can

n.
A vessel or case of tinned iron or of sheet metal, of various forms, but usually cylindrical; as, a can of tomatoes; an oil can; a milk can.

Canned

imp. & p. p.
of Can

Canning

p. pr. &vb. n.
of Can

Can

v. t.
To preserve by putting in sealed cans

Can

v. t. & i.
To know; to understand.

Can

v. t. & i.
To be able to do; to have power or influence.

Can

v. t. & i.
To be able; -- followed by an infinitive without to; as, I can go, but do not wish to.

Canaanite

n.
A descendant of Canaan, the son of Ham, and grandson of Noah.

Canaanite

n.
A Native or inhabitant of the land of Canaan, esp. a member of any of the tribes who inhabited Canaan at the time of the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt.

Canaanite

n.
A zealot.

Canaanitish

a.
Of or pertaining to Canaan or the Canaanites.

Canada

n.
A British province in North America, giving its name to various plants and animals.

Canadian

a.
Of or pertaining to Canada.

Canadian

n.
A native or inhabitant of Canada.

Canaille

n.
The lowest class of people; the rabble; the vulgar.

Canaille

n.
Shorts or inferior flour.

Canakin

n.
A little can or cup.

Canal

n.
An artificial channel filled with water and designed for navigation, or for irrigating land, etc.
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