[kuh-non-i-kuh s]


c1565–1647, Narragansett leader: yielded Rhode Island to Roger Williams 1636. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for canonicus

Historical Examples of canonicus

  • Canonicus had no wish to meet a foe who was thus prompt for the encounter.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

  • Canonicus gave Roger the tract of land on which Providence now stands.

  • The Bishop of Linkping cannot sit in judgment on a canonicus at Strngns.

    Master Olof

    August Strindberg

  • His friend Canonicus owned the land, and he gladly let him have what he needed.

  • Their chief was named Canonicus, and he was no friend to Massasoit or to the Pilgrims.