Canary

Definition of Canary

Ca`na´ry
a.1.Of or pertaining to the Canary Islands; as, canary wine; canary birds.
2.Of a pale yellowish color; as, Canary stone.
Canary grass
a grass of the genus Phalaris (Phalaris Canariensis), producing the seed used as food for canary birds.
Canary stone
(Min.) a yellow species of carnelian, named from its resemblance in color to the plumage of the canary bird.
Canary wood
the beautiful wood of the trees Persea Indica and Persea Canariensis, natives of Madeira and the Canary Islands.
Canary vine
See Canary bird flower, under Canary bird.
n.1.Wine made in the Canary Islands; sack.
2.A canary bird.
3.A pale yellow color, like that of a canary bird.
4.A quick and lively dance.
Make you dance canary
With sprightly fire and motion.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To perform the canary dance; to move nimbly; to caper.
But to jig of a tune at the tongue's end, canary to it with your feet.
- Shak.

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