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abbreviation for Center for American Nurses.

can

Drug slang
A regional term for 1 ounce of marijuana.

CAN

Abbreviation for:
cardiac autonomic neuropathy
central amygdaloid nucleus
central autonomic network
central autonomic nucleus
child abuse and neglect
chronic allograft nephropathy
Claim Account Number
Community Action Network (Medspeak-UK)
contrast-associated nephropathy
cord around neck
coronary artery narrowing
cortical amygdaloid nucleus
Cure Autism Now
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you cannot deceive me," and Mademoiselle approached her beloved instrument and began to play.
So valiantly did our small party fight, that, to the memory of those who unfortunately fell in the battle, enough of honour cannot be paid.
The repairs are not done at home, and I cannot possibly leave town just now.
And as for myself, you see what I am,--a dismal and lonesome old woman (for I begin to call myself old, Phoebe), whose temper, I am afraid, is none of the best, and whose spirits are as bad as can be I cannot make your life pleasant, Cousin Phoebe, neither can I so much as give you bread to eat.
Weston agreed to it; but added, that she should be very glad to be secure of undergoing the anxiety of a first meeting at the time talked of: "for I cannot depend upon his coming.
Ferrars comfortable as a bachelor; it cannot enable him to marry.
This discovery, taken in connection with all the circumstances we know of, has had an effect on my mind which I cannot describe to you -- which I dare not realize to myself.
Putting this, however, aside, for it is a puzzling question for which it is difficult to find a solution, let us return to the superiority of arms over letters, a matter still undecided, so many are the arguments put forward on each side; for besides those I have mentioned, letters say that without them arms cannot maintain themselves, for war, too, has its laws and is governed by them, and laws belong to the domain of letters and men of letters.
But how," said I, "if a Man feigns a Woman's voice with one of his two voices, or so disguises his Southern voice that it cannot be recognized as the echo of the Northern?
And perhaps that is just why I am afraid of this edifice, that it is of crystal and can never be destroyed and that one cannot put one's tongue out at it even on the sly.
Ah," sighed Caderousse, "a man cannot always feel happy because he is about to be married.
A principality is created either by the people or by the nobles, accordingly as one or other of them has the opportunity; for the nobles, seeing they cannot withstand the people, begin to cry up the reputation of one of themselves, and they make him a prince, so that under his shadow they can give vent to their ambitions.