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cannikin

[kan-i-kin] /ˈkæn ɪ kɪn/
noun
1.
a small can or drinking cup.
2.
a small wooden bucket.
Also, canikin.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Middle Dutch cannekijn little can, equivalent to canne can2 + -kijn -kin
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British Dictionary definitions for cannikin

cannikin

/ˈkænɪkɪn/
noun
1.
a small can, esp one used as a drinking vessel
Word Origin
C16: from Middle Dutch kanneken; see can², -kin
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