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canny
used in Dracula

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Definition
cleverness in dealing with others — especially in business
  • It's no canny to run frae London to the Black Sea wi' a wind ahint ye, as though the Deil himself were blawin' on yer sail for his ain purpose.
    Chapter 26 (23% in)
  • But his superstition united with his canniness played the Count's game for him, and he ran with his favouring wind through fogs and all till he brought up blindfold at Galatz.
    Chapter 26 (50% in)

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