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canikin

[kan-i-kin]
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noun
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cannikin

or can·i·kin

[kan-i-kin]
noun
  1. a small can or drinking cup.
  2. a small wooden bucket.
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Origin of cannikin

1560–70; < Middle Dutch cannekijn little can, equivalent to canne can2 + -kijn -kin
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British Dictionary definitions for canikin

canikin

noun
  1. a variant spelling of cannikin
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cannikin

canakin or canikin

noun
  1. a small can, esp one used as a drinking vessel
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Word Origin

C16: from Middle Dutch kanneken; see can ², -kin
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