英 [kə'nɑːd; 'kænɑːd]
- n. 误传，谬传；谣言
- n. (Canard)人名；(法)卡纳尔
来自法语canard, 鸭子，骗子，模仿鸭子叫声。比较quack, 鸭叫，江湖郎中。
- canard (n.)
- before 1850, from French canard "a hoax," literally "a duck" (from Old French quanart, probably echoic of a duck's quack); said by Littré to be from the phrase vendre un canard à moitié "to half-sell a duck," thus, from some long-forgotten joke, "to cheat."
- 1. The charge that Harding was a political stooge may be a canard.
- 2. That canard was proved to be true later.
- 3. We remove these rear controls and install them as canard controls.
- 4. The story itself was a canard deliberately invented by the Armenians.
- 5. This canard was started by William Herndon.
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