Definition of Common canary
1. Noun. Native to the Canary Islands and Azores; popular usually yellow cage bird noted for its song.
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Literary usage of Common canary
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1. Rambles in search of wild flowers, and how to distinguish them by Margaret Plues (1879)
"In both the common Canary-grass and the Reed Canary-grass there are two glumes ... The so-called common Canary-grass (Phalaris canariensis) is a rare plant, ..."
2. The Canary Book: Containing Full Directions for the Breeding, Rearing, and by Robert L. Wallace (1893)
"THIS bird is also known by the name of the " Cumberland Fancy," and in some parts as the " common canary." It is an old variety regenerated and given a new ..."
3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1876)
"To observe some order I will begin with the prices of the most common Canary birds, and conclude with those that are by curious persons reckoned the most ..."
4. The Young Folks' Cyclopædia of Common Things by John Denison Champlin (1884)
"Some of these are different in form from the common canary. The '' Manchester coppy," named from Manchester, England, has a flat head ; the " Norwich ..."
5. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine by Edward Hungerford Goddard, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1862)
"... quite different from the common Goldfinch, and the only bird that will breed with the common Canary : on the first of June I went with him to see one of ..."
6. Casein: Its Preparation and Technical Utilisationby Robert Scherer by Robert Scherer (1906)
"... for Malachite—Black for Mela- ehite—Black—common canary Batch—Canary—White Opaque Glass—Sealing-wax Red— Flint—Flint Glass (Crystal and Demi)—Achromatic ..."
7. Evaporating, Condensing and Cooling Apparatus: Explanations, Formulae, and ...by Eugen Hausbrand by Eugen Hausbrand (1903)
"... for Malachite—Blue for Malachite—Black for Mela- chite—Black—common canary Batch—Canary—White Opaque Glass—Sealing-wax Red— Flint—Flint ('.lass (Crystal ..."
8. Every Man His Own Gardener: The Complete Gardener : Being a Gardener's by John Abercrombie, Thomas Mawe (1832)
"Lavender, the common, Canary. Broad-leaved, or lavender spike, Gale, or sweet willow. Spiraea, spiree frutex, Common red, Scarlet, White. ..."