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Canary, subst. 1) wine from the Canary islands, sweet sack: “drink c. with him,” Wiv. III, 2, 89 (quibble in 90). “a cup of c.” Tw. I, 3, 85. Tw. I, 3, 85 “you have drunk too much--ies,” H4B II, 4, 29 (Mrs. Quickly's speech).
2) a quick and lively dance: “breathe life into a stone, quicken a rock, and make you dance c. with spritely fire and motion,” All's II, 1, 77. cf. the quibble in Wiv. III, 2, 89 -- Wiv. III, 2, 89
What Mrs. Quickly means by the word in Wiv. II, 2, 61 and 64, it is not easy to say; most Intpp. suspect quandary, but this word is unknown to Sh.
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