- a deliberate reduction of working speed and production by workers, to express their discontent.
Origin of ca'canny
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- moderation or wariness
- a policy of restricting the output of work; a go-slow
- (as modifier)a ca'canny policy
See also caa 2
C19: literally, call canny to drive gently