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Canary (A)

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Slang for “a guinea” or “sovereign.” Gold coin is so called because, like a canary, it is yellow.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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