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canary (def 2).
Historical Examples

Rodney Stone Arthur Conan Doyle
The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith
A Lost Cause Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two Arthur Bent
The Splendid Spur Arthur T. Quiller Couch
Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
The Human Race Louis Figuier
The Innocents Sinclair Lewis
Main Street Sinclair Lewis


a moderate yellow colour, sometimes with a greenish tinge
(as adjective): a canary-yellow car

Sometimes shortened to canary


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