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1) Francis'cans. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Scotus, Roger Bacon, Cardinal Ximenes, Ganganelli, etc., were of this order. 1 Called Franciscans, from the name of their founder. " Minorites, from their professed...

2) Della Crus'cans or Della Crus'can School.. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The name is applied to a school of poetry started by some young Englishmen at Florence in the latter part of the eighteenth century. These silly, sentimental affectations,...

3) shit-can. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: shit-Ěcanned, shit-ĚcanĚning, shit-Ěcans Vulgar Slang 1. To dismiss (an employee) from a position. 2. To bring (a policy or program, for example)...

4) Court-cupboard. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The buffet to hold flagons, cans, cups, and beakers. There are two in Stationers Hall. 1 "A way with the joint-stools, remove the court-cupboard, look to the plate."-Shakespeare:...

5) 4998. Austin, J.L. (John Langshaw). The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:4998 QUOTATION:Are cans constitutionally iffy? Whenever, that is, we say that we can do something, or could do something, or could have done something, is...

6) can of worms. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. cans of worms Informal A source of unforeseen and troublesome complexity....

7) canning. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...use. It is a preservation method, in which prepared food is put in glass jars or metal cans that are hermetically sealed to keep out air and then heated to a specific...

8) Friars Minor (Fratrēs mino'rēs). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Francis cans. 1...

9) can 2. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...5. Slang The buttocks. 6. Slang A naval destroyer. Inflected forms: canned, canĚning, cans1. To seal in an airtight container for future use; preserve: canning peaches....

10) 35267. Lee, Harper. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:35267 QUOTATION:I'd rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but...

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