- an airplane that has its horizontal stabilizer and elevators located forward of the wing.
- Also called canard wing . one of two small lifting wings located in front of the main wings.
- an early airplane having a pusher engine with the rudder and elevator assembly in front of the wings.
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Chef Gabriel Rucker is the two-time James Beard Award-winning chef and co-owner of Le Pigeon and Canard in Portland, Oregon.A Green Bean Casserole Recipe Whose Secret Weapon Is Dashi Powder|Gabriel Rucker|November 19, 2021|Eater
We imagine that the industry will roll out the old canard about a lack of “talent.”The Brave New World of Advertising|Daniel Malloy|February 7, 2021|Ozy
This is, of course, a canard tossed in the last week of the year, with the House now out of session.Now is not the time to repeal Section 230, but it should be soon|jakemeth|December 30, 2020|Fortune
It is a classic anti-Semitic canard to punish any Jew for the perceived crimes of all of them.Europe’s Jews Punished for Israel’s War|Eli Lake|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The idea that we shouldn't be funding duck mating is a total canard.Yes, We Should Study Duck Penises|Michael Tomasky|March 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first is this canard that we have to balance the budget.The GOP’s Three Fiscal Lies|Michael Tomasky|March 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It's a canard--cover for trying to prevent black and brown people from voting.Four Things Reince Priebus Could Say That Would Matter|Michael Tomasky|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps Cuomo believes the discredited canard that Yoko broke up the Beatles?Yoko Ono Takes Anti-Fracking Crusade to Andrew Cuomo|Lloyd Grove|February 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He kindly offered to drive us to Canard River, a place not far distant from the termination of our journey.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne
Personally I do not believe this wild canard of a foreign invasion.The Fall of a Nation|Thomas Dixon
For a moment Hazel found herself believing the Herald story a pure canard.North of Fifty-Three|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Elephants will be admitted, too, on account of the unjust canard concerning their fear of mice.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
It was even said that the Germans were marching on Brussels, but this was contradicted afterwards as a sensational canard.Field Hospital and Flying Column|Violetta Thurstan