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Canuck

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Canuck informal term for Canadians in general and French Canadians in particular
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Canuck A Canadian.
    • Canuck A small or medium-sized hardy horse, common in Canada.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Canuck A Canadian: a nickname in the United States.
    • Canuck Canadian.
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Usage

In literature:

Soon the Canuck boys attacked the Yankee boys, and we were all badly licked.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
He hasn't hired any half-baked chip-eaters and Canucks to try and beat me up?
"Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp" by Annie Roe Carr
You Canucks have got the trick sure!
"Corporal Cameron" by Ralph Connor
Little Canuck dear, don't ever enlist as a cook.
"On the Firing Line" by Anna Chapin Ray and Hamilton Brock Fuller
The Canuck felt perhaps the simpler joy that the average man has in any strange notion that he is able to grasp.
"The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete" by William Dean Howells
On the face of the swarthy Canuck guide who sat in the stern there was a weary contempt.
"The Maid of the Whispering Hills" by Vingie E. Roe
We'll get off easy if the street boys don't shout: 'What price Canucks?
"The Imperialist" by (a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan
The Canuck, at the very first meal, terrorised the crew that sat down with him.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
The little Canuck, who by dint of running had caught the car, was working nearby.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
That Canuck won't dare say a word.
"A Little Miss Nobody" by Amy Bell Marlowe
He is a great big red-haired man, and he hangs around that restaurant that is run by a man called Joe Canuck.
"The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers" by Claude A. Labelle
Two queens in one afternoon is not bad going for an old Canuck, is it?
"Through St. Dunstan's to Light" by James H. Rawlinson
Three weeks ago those two words had meant to her a little green building in French Village where the "Canucks" went to church.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
We Canucks don't wear breeches and leggings in grocery stores.
"My Brave and Gallant Gentleman" by Robert Watson
The Canucks are after him now, but, by God, I'm going to get him myself!
"Astounding Stories, August, 1931" by Various
A couple of husky Canucks were engaged to bring them in in a bateau, and then the party started on its return.
"The Girl From Tim's Place" by Charles Clark Munn
No, no, Mrs. Manning, I would not exchange a dance with you for a hundred with these Canuck maidens.
"In the Van; or, The Builders" by John Price-Brown
All you Canucks have the same queer way o' talkin'.
"The High Heart" by Basil King
And God bless de Canuck forces Gone to help uphold de rag!
"By Trench and Trail in Song and Story" by Angus MacKay
Blessings on that Canuck!
"A Scout of To-day" by Isabel Hornibrook
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In poetry:

Our Jack Canuck is active,
He plays a pretty goal,
But make swift runs to cover
When drums begin to roll.
"Jack Canuck" by Abner Cosens
And Jack Canuck's unselfish,
He lets the honors go
All to his British brother,
When war time bugles blow.
"Jack Canuck" by Abner Cosens
Yes, Jack Canuck's a hero
Whose glory never fades;
He'll lick his weight in wild cats
--The day his lodge parades.
"Jack Canuck" by Abner Cosens
For Jack Canuck is thrifty,
He wants, when peace is made,
To feed the worn out nations,
And capture all the trade.
"Jack Canuck" by Abner Cosens
And Miss Canuck and Mrs.,
They value so the lives
Of husband, son and sweetheart,
These daughters, maids and wives.
"Jack Canuck" by Abner Cosens
The Cockney Canuck from Toronto,
Whom Maple leaves hardly stick on to,
Made haste to enlist,
To fight the mailed fist,
When Canadian born didn't want to.
"The Allied Forces" by Abner Cosens

In news:

Meredith Stevenson has had enough of the lockout and is cancelling the Vancouver Canucks season tickets she has held for 14 years.
Top 10 Canuck films of 2012.
With excitement building for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks, some might be wondering what the city has planned for when the puck drops Wednesday at 8 pm ET.
Canucks head athletic trainer Mike Burnstein was at UBC Monday observing Garrison 's workout.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Cory Schneider signs with Swiss League team.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Cory Schneider may opt for Switzerland adventure.
Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider says any contract talks are a good thing.
Let's follow NFL example and settle the contract dispute, goaltender Cory Schneider of the Vancouver Canucks says.
Goldwater 's motives in Phoenix, Preds' local success, Canucks' specialty.
Oct 14, 1979: On this day 33 years ago, an 18-year-old Wayne Gretzky scored against the Vancouver Canucks in the NHL season's third game.
Gretzky scored his first NHL goal, beating Vancouver Canucks goalie Glen Hanlon.
Former Canucks captain and Andrew Saxton on hand for Dueck's launch of the highly touted ATS luxury sports sedan.
Vancouver Canucks face Los Angeles Kings down 2-0 in Stanley Cup playoff series, April 15.
Canucks-Kings hook up in Game 3.
Canucks win nasty Stanley Cup rematch in hostile territory.
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