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A term for Canadians like "Yankee" to Americans. Comes from a WWI comic book called "Johnny Canuck" a Canadian soldier in the war. Also the name of Vancouver's NHL team
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1. Slang term for Canadian

2. Lumberjack/Woodsman

3. Member or fan of the Vancouver Canucks NHL team.
1. "Those Canucks visited from north of the border"

2. "People think all Canadians are lumberjacks, which isn't true. A lot of us play hockey instead."

3. "The Canucks had a great season, but lost to the Bruins in the cup final."
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There is a theory that the word is derived from Connaught, a term said to be given by French Canadians to the Irish. The Oxford Companion To The English Language (defines the term as): Canuck 1820’s. Probably from the Iroquoian "CANUCHSA", someone in a "KANATA"(village)…but possibly from Hawaiian "KANAKA" (man), through a pidgin used in the fur trade (in which Pacific islanders were employed), and taken into French as "CANAQUE", perhaps being originally applied to French Canadian canoemen. A nickname for a Canadian…but in the U.S. Northeast pejoratively referring to French Canadians.
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Slang term for a canadian, a canadian hocky team,
You live in Canada, so you must be a canuck, Vancover canucks
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