Andrew Cant

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  • Andrew Cant (born 1899) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre forward.
  • Along with Alexander Henderson and Andrew Cant, he attended the private meeting convened in 1637 by Lord Lorne, against the bishops.
  • He is believed to be the son of the Presbyterian minister and covenanter Andrew Cant (1590-1663).
  • Preaching with a whining, affected tone, perhaps a corruption of chaunting; some derive it from Andrew Cant, a famous Scotch preacher, who used that whining manner of expression. Cited from 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,by Cpt. Grose
  • Andrew Cant (date of birth unknown, died 1728) was a Scottish clergyman and scholar, and Principal of the University of Edinburgh from 1675 to 1685.