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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Canary \Ca*na"ry\, a. [F. Canarie, L. Canaria insula one of the Canary islands, said to be so called from its large dogs, fr. canis dog.] 1. Of or pertaining to the Canary Islands; as, canary wine; canary birds. [1913 Webster] 2. Of a pale yellowish color; as, Canary stone. [1913 Webster] Canary grass, a grass of the genus Phalaris (Phalaris Canariensis), producing the seed used as food for canary birds. Canary stone (Min.), a yellow species of carnelian, named from its resemblance in color to the plumage of the canary bird. Canary wood, the beautiful wood of the trees Persea Indica and Persea Canariensis, natives of Madeira and the Canary Islands. Canary vine. See Canary bird flower, under Canary bird. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Canary \Ca*na"ry\, n.; pl. Canaries. 1. Wine made in the Canary Islands; sack. "A cup of canary." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A canary bird. [1913 Webster] 3. A pale yellow color, like that of a canary bird. [1913 Webster] 4. A quick and lively dance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Make you dance canary With sprightly fire and motion. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Canary \Ca*na"ry\, v. i. To perform the canary dance; to move nimbly; to caper. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] But to jig of a tune at the tongue's end, canary to it with your feet. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

114 Moby Thesaurus words for "canary": Heldentenor, Meistersinger, Philomel, alto, aria singer, aureate, auric, baritenor, baritone, bass, basso, basso buffo, basso cantante, basso profundo, beige, betrayer, blues singer, buff, buff-yellow, bulbul, canary-yellow, cantatrice, cantor, caroler, chanter, chantress, citron, citron-yellow, coloratura soprano, comic bass, contralto, countertenor, cream, creamy, crooner, cuckoo, deep bass, diva, dramatic soprano, ecru, fallow, feathered songster, flaxen, gilded, gilt, gold, gold-colored, golden, heroic tenor, hymner, improvisator, lark, lead singer, lemon, lemon-yellow, lieder singer, luteolous, lutescent, mavis, melodist, mezzo-soprano, mockingbird, nark, nightingale, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, opera singer, or, oriole, prima donna, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, psalm singer, ringdove, rock-and-roll singer, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, sand-colored, sandy, singer, singing bird, singstress, snitch, song sparrow, songbird, songster, songstress, soprano, squealer, stool pigeon, stoolie, straw, straw-colored, tenor, thrush, tipster, torch singer, vocalist, vocalizer, voice, warbler, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish, yodeler