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 Cannon (in billiards).Canon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Canoe’ (2 syl.).
 
A boat. (Spanish, canóa, a canoe; Dutch, cano; German; kahn, a boat; Old French, cane, a ship, and canot, a boat; Latin, canna, a hollow stem or reed; our cane, can = a jug; cannon, canal, etc.)   1
 


 Cannon (in billiards).Canon. 

 
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