CANARY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CANARY
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canary
 n.  pale yellowish color; wine made in the Canary Islands; canary bird; quick and lively dance
Classic Sentence:
1  Georgiana would chatter nonsense to her canary bird by the hour, and take no notice of me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  He had, with Carol's help, made his shanty over into a cottage with white curtains and a canary and a chintz chair.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  She was looking at the canary yellow festoons left over from the Coronation.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
4  At the theatre," went on Nozdrev, "there was an actress who sang like a canary.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
5  One could go to the cigar factory and chat with the old German who raised canaries for sale, and look at his stuffed birds.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
6  As the spring came on, I grew more and more lonely, and fell back on the telegrapher and the cigar-maker and his canaries for companionship.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIII
7  They were not unlike birds, altogether; having a sharp, brisk, sudden manner, and a little short, spruce way of adjusting themselves, like canaries.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
8  Her canaries alone number four hundred, and, in addition, there is an army of pug-dogs, hangers-on, and servants.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  When Molly's canary began to molt, he shed feathers all over the house.
2  The canary is a small yellow songbird.