cant

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  • As father says, you cant have anything both ways at once. Cited from Fanny's First Play, by George Bernard Shaw
  • The other's head was canted back so that, as we passed, we looked right into his face. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • One such cant post can still be seen in the mill.
  • I cant have you marry another woman until George is tired of you. Cited from Getting Married, by George Bernard Shaw
  • We cant make up our minds one way or the other. Cited from Back to Methuselah, by George Bernard Shaw
  • The lower part of the coat of arms is an example of canting arms.
  • I cant learn anything with respect to them different from what I wrote yesterday. Cited from The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn, by Henry P. Johnston
  • He picked up his hat and canted it over his face. Cited from The Ramrodders, by Holman Day
  • The use of track cant can only be applied where the speed of the train is fixed in advance.
  • Of course, your sister will have the law of him somehow: she cant help herself. Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • I cant bear to be looked down on as a common soldier. Cited from Press Cuttings, by George Bernard Shaw
  • One boat went down the Straits and found herself rather canted over to one side. Cited from Sea Warfare, by Rudyard Kipling
  • Jack had canted his head a little to one side. Cited from Riders of the Silences, by Max Brand
  • That is why I tell you I cant use my legs like I used to. Cited from Slave Narratives: Tennessee, by Work Projects Administration
  • Simple enough as you see, and no particular cant about it, but very much in earnest. Cited from With Rimington, by L. March Phillipps
  • I am married, have a wife and two small children, and cant support them in this place properly. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919, by Various
  • He leaves his children all the world to cant in, and all the people to their fathers. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • Their eyes have got different cants, and they ain't able to help it. Cited from Evelina's Garden, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Well, I cant be much worse off than I am at present. Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He cant run a bit, and you may tell the British Captain I say so. Cited from The Clockmaker, by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
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Meaning of cant

  • noun Insincere talk about religion or morals
  • verb Heel over
    The tower is tilting, The ceiling is slanting