Ah Cun Can

   From Maya mythology, the war god named the Serpent Charmer.

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  • Can — Can, v. t. & i. Note: [The transitive use is obsolete.] [imp. {Could}.] [OE. cunnen, cannen (1st sing. pres. I can), to know, know how, be able, AS. cunnan, 1st sing. pres. ic cann or can, pl. cunnon, 1st sing. imp. c[=u][eth]e (for cun[eth]e); p …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cun´ning|ness — cun|ning «KUHN ihng», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. clever in deceiving; sly: »a cunning fox. The cunning thief outwitted the police and got away. SYNONYM(S): crafty, artful, guileful. See syn. under sly. (Cf. ↑sly) 2. made, showing, or done with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cun´ning|ly — cun|ning «KUHN ihng», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. clever in deceiving; sly: »a cunning fox. The cunning thief outwitted the police and got away. SYNONYM(S): crafty, artful, guileful. See syn. under sly. (Cf. ↑sly) 2. made, showing, or done with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cun|ning — «KUHN ihng», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. clever in deceiving; sly: »a cunning fox. The cunning thief outwitted the police and got away. SYNONYM(S): crafty, artful, guileful. See syn. under sly. (Cf. ↑sly) 2. made, showing, or done with skill,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cun — (v.) to learn to know, inquire into, from O.E. cunnian to learn to know, ultimately from the same ancient root as CAN (Cf. can) (v.). Surviving into 17c. and perhaps later in dialects …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cun (unit) — 1 cun = SI units 33.3×10^−3 m 33.33 mm US customary / Imperial units 0.1094 ft 1.312 in …   Wikipedia

  • Denkmäler der Provinz Hebei — Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Übersicht (nach Bezirken und ihren Kreisen usw.) 1.1 Shijiazhuang 石家庄市 1.1.1 Chang an 长安区 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Could — Can Can, v. t. & i. Note: [The transitive use is obsolete.] [imp. {Could}.] [OE. cunnen, cannen (1st sing. pres. I can), to know, know how, be able, AS. cunnan, 1st sing. pres. ic cann or can, pl. cunnon, 1st sing. imp. c[=u][eth]e (for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cunning — cun•ning [[t]ˈkʌn ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) skill employed in a shrewd or sly manner, as in deceiving; craftiness; guile 2) adeptness in performance; dexterity: The weaver s hand lost its cunning[/ex] 3) showing or made with ingenuity 4) artfully subtle or… …   From formal English to slang

  • cunning — cun|ning1 [ˈkʌnıŋ] adj [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Present participle of cun to know , an early form of can; CAN1] 1.) someone who is cunning is clever and good at deceiving people in order to get what they want = ↑crafty ▪ a cunning opponent 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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