Reference Entry

Cant

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2006 |
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199916191

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An auction, deriving from the Irish word ceant. Canting was the system, common in the 18th and early 19th

Reference Entry.  59 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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