cantily

canty

[kan-tee, kahn-]
adjective Chiefly Scot.
cheerful; lively.

Origin:
1715–25; < Low German kantig lively; akin to cant3

cantily, adverb
cantiness, noun
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canty (ˈkæntɪ, ˈkɑːn-)
 
adj , cantier, cantiest
dialect (Scot), (Northern English) lively; brisk; in good spirits
 
[C18: see cant³]
 
'cantily
 
adv
 
'cantiness
 
n

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