- noun [ feminine ]
Mynstres aldor hine cænne in preóstes canne
let the chief of a monastery clear himself with a priest's cognizance,
- L. Wih. 17; Th. i. 40, 13.
Mid rihtre canne
by lawful averment,
- L. H. E. 16; Th. i. 34, 12.
Ðanne is cirican canne riht
then is the church clearance right,
- L. Wih. 21; Th. i. 42, 1.
Bosworth, Joseph. “cann.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/5827.Checked: 0