canned food, frozen food, and then 10 years later you get the “I hate to cook” book.
And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned.
Most people in Russia have country homes, called dachas, with underground storage for canned vegetables and fruit.
Bynes got a TV pilot for the proposed ABC sitcom canned, about five friends who all lose their jobs on the same day.
Actors still have homes for their canned stories and film pitches.
When fresh tomatoes are out of season, their equivalent in canned may be used.
Next, attention should be given to the food that is to be canned.
He said that the cherries were canned, and not very good ones at that.
(a) Why should care be exercised in the selection of foods to be canned?
He had stopped at his post and purchased some canned goods and oatmeal.
1859, "put up in a can," past participle adjective from can (v.2). Figuratively, of music, from 1904, originally a contemptuous term (associated with John Philip Sousa) for music played by automatic instruments.
Old English 1st & 3rd person singular present indicative of cunnan "know, have power to, be able," (also "to have carnal knowledge"), from Proto-Germanic *kunnan "to be mentally able, to have learned" (cf. Old Norse kenna "to know, make known," Old Frisian kanna "to recognize, admit," German kennen "to know," Gothic kannjan "to make known"), from PIE root *gno- (see know).
Absorbing the third sense of "to know," that of "to know how to do something" (in addition to "to know as a fact" and "to be acquainted with" something or someone). An Old English preterite-present verb, its original past participle, couth, survived only in its negation (see uncouth), but cf. could. The present participle has spun off as cunning.
Old English canne "a cup, container," from Proto-Germanic *kanna (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse, Swedish kanna, Middle Dutch kanne, Dutch kan, Old High German channa, German Kanne). Probably an early borrowing from Late Latin canna "container, vessel," from Latin canna "reed," also "reed pipe, small boat;" but the sense evolution is difficult.
Modern "air-tight vessel of tinned iron" is from 1867 (can-opener is from 1877). Slang meaning "toilet" is c.1900, said to be a shortening of piss-can. Meaning "buttocks" is from c.1910.