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Canonicus

[kuh-non-i-kuh s]
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noun
  1. c1565–1647, Narragansett leader: yielded Rhode Island to Roger Williams 1636.
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  • 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.