• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Canceleer (Falconry) The turn of a hawk upon the wing to recover herself, when she misses her aim in the stoop. "The fierce and eager hawks, down thrilling from the skies,
      Make sundry canceliers ere they the fowl can reach."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1819, the USA purchased Florida from Spain for the cancellation of a $5 million debt
    • n canceleer The turn of a hawk upon the wing to recover itself, after missing in the first stoop. Also written canceller.
    • canceleer In falconry, to turn two or three times on the wing before seizing the prey, as a hawk in stooping, especially when it misses. Also written canceller.
    • canceleer Figuratively, to turn aside; digress.
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  • Winston Churchill
    “We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.”
  • Howard Hughes
    Howard Hughes
    “Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.”
  • Arthur Ashe
    Arthur Ashe
    “Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.”
  • Edwin C. Bliss
    Edwin C. Bliss
    “Yesterday is a canceled check: Forget it. Tomorrow is a promissory note: Don't count on it. Today is ready cash: Use it!”
  • Kay Lyons
    Kay Lyons
    “Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have; so spend it wisely.”
  • Hank Stram
    Hank Stram
    “Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.”


In literature:

The charge is cancelled.
"Helmet of Navarre" by Bertha Runkle
Undefiled religion does not aim to cancel natural affection.
"The Christian Home" by Samuel Philips
That sacred bill of rights not merely corrupted, but for a space nullified and cancelled!
"Queed" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
Every engagement of that seemingly frivolous family was cancelled, even the invitations for their ball.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
Subsequently, the Japanese Government alleging that its meaning was not clear, asked China to cancel the provision altogether.
"The Fight For The Republic in China" by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
When, however, they found out that he was a Jew, they at once re-enacted the decrees they had canceled.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
On Saturday the general parade was cancelled by order of Professor MacNeill, chief of the Volunteer organization.
"John Redmond's Last Years" by Stephen Gwynn
Each hour he had been opening mail and piling up letters cancelling contracts, ordering service discontinued.
"His Family" by Ernest Poole
I canceled the engagement with the street railway company, and later on went in for gas.
"Dutch Courage and Other Stories" by Jack London
Some of these decisions had to be canceled when the Italians returned.
"The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference" by Emile Joseph Dillon
If you win you keep your girl, and I cancel your mortgages; if I win I marry your girl under the conditions I have already offered.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
His friend insists on cancelling the debt.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)" by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Only too glad to cancel contract.
"Jaffery" by William J. Locke
Later, Hamburg investments were cancelled through William's influence.
"A Short History of Scotland" by Andrew Lang
He took the canceled paper, nodded coldly to the Jew, and left the money-lender's office with his companions.
"In Friendship's Guise" by Wm. Murray Graydon
After half an hour's wait, a staff officer rode up to say that the operations were cancelled.
"The Record of a Regiment of the Line" by M. Jacson
Remember it is a bond that once sealed can never be canceled.
"The Haunted Chamber" by "The Duchess"
Allen, received the order to cancel the attack.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
It was from his solicitor, and enclosed Marshall's cancelled bill.
"The Queen's Cup" by G. A. Henty
This edition was cancelled.
"Rudyard Kipling" by John Palmer

In poetry:

Youth, with its sunlit, passionate eyes,
Its roseate velvet skin--
A plea to cancel a thousand lies,
Or a thousand nights of sin.
"Youth" by Laurence Hope
How glorious is that righteousness
That hides and cancels all his sins,
While a bright evidence of grace
Through his whole life appears and shine!
"Psalm 32 part 1" by Isaac Watts
I'm wearing badges
that cancel all your kindness. Forthright
I watch the silver Zeppelin
destroy the sky. To
stir your confidence?
To rouse what sanctions-?
"The Visible, The Untrue" by Harold Hart Crane
O Lord, my God! who formedst me of nought!
My Saviour, who from death his servant bought!
O Holy Ghost! O Trinity benign!
Preserve my soul, and cancel all my sin!
"An Earnest Prayer For Pardon Of Sins" by Rees Prichard
And never my faith nor my fervour faltered,
Until you turned to my lips again,
When, my eager longing for you unaltered
Your first kiss cancelled my months of pain.
"Oh, Life, I Have Taken You For My Lover!" by Laurence Hope
AT length, from dread alarms and tears released,
The pair fulfilled the will of our deceased;
Discharged each favour was, of which the last
Was cancelled just as they the frontiers passed.
"The Princess Betrothed To The King Of Garba" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

Badger has canceled a day of service amid a forecast for winds that could kick up waves on Lake Michigan.
Lake Michigan car ferry cancels Friday sailings.
Viva Voce's appearance was cancelled for health reasons but the show will go without them, according to the Casbah .
After narrowly missing a complete cancellation, the Volta Catalunya goes sideways on the queen stage.
Cathay Pacific Cancels Hong Kong-New York Flights on Hurricane Sandy.
Lower East Side Pickle Day is Canceled Due to Hurricane Sandy.
It was Wynonna's decision to cancel upcoming shows to stay by the side of her husband, but he IS also her drummer.
Big Bear Lake, CA, October 15, 2012, 2pm – The Community Emergency Response Team ( CERT ) Training class that was scheduled for this week has been cancelled until further notice.
The Carbon County Emergency Management Agency has announced that the March CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) classes have been canceled.
As you can see above, Chris Schewe – the guy who chained himself to the SUNY Fountain in "protest" of the cancellation of Fountain Day – fessed up to the fact that the whole thing was a publicity stunt.
Cancel charge card with annual fee at risk of hurting credit score.
I have read that canceling credit can be bad for your credit rating.
Of my three cards, I want to cancel my American Express Gold charge card because I don't want to pay the $150 annual fee.
Jewel would like to set the record straight: She did not bail on Alaskans when two shows were canceled many years ago.
This hearing has been cancelled.

In science:

For the symmetric three prong scatterer (L1 = L2 = L3 = L), the antiresonances are almost cancelled by the resonances but still a violation of Eq. 2 or 3 can be seen at low energy.
Violation of general Friedel sum rule in mesoscopic systems
The general feature is that they do not cancel and Friedel sum rule gets violated.
Violation of general Friedel sum rule in mesoscopic systems
Tokura, “Infinity Cancellation, Type I’ Compactification and String S -matrix Functional”, Nucl.
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry
At each order in l2 s counter-terms are added to cancel the divergences.
The D0-brane metric in N = 2 sigma models
Note that there is no singularity for n = 3 as the two (3 − n) factors cancel from ∆ and the transformation rule.
Aspects of the D=6, (2,0) Tensor Multiplet
Particularly, already the minimal coupling to gravity is inconsistent as it breaks the linearized gauge invariance by terms proportional to the full Riemann curvature: δAs ∼ R ddxϕRε which could not be cancelled by contributions from any nonminimal terms.
Point particle in general background fields and generalized equivalence principle
The genus truncation implied by the two independent dualities of string theory in the low-energy scattering implies cancellations of the graviton scattering in the maximally extended setting.
On the finiteness of N=8 quantum supergravity
The agreement of the low-energy field theory modelling of the superstring requires an infinite number of cancellations or nullifications at higher genus for every 2k term in the low-energy expansion.
On the finiteness of N=8 quantum supergravity
These cancellations via the Eisenstein formulae occur in every integral dimension; however, the domain of integration over the supergravity modes in first quantized form over the world-line parameters is unchanged dimensionally.
On the finiteness of N=8 quantum supergravity
Note that the dangerous terms that behave as 1/α′ cancel.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
Handle moves in M include introduction or omission of cancelling of pairs of handles and do not change the decomposition of N .
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
W has not been changed up to diffeomorphism, and in fact these new handles geometrically cancel.
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
This homotopy lies in N so shows the two additions cancel in the chain complex with Z π1N coefficients.
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
If the homotopy were in M it would show the additions cancel homotopically, and give an ambient 2-deformation of M in N .
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
These moves still occur in algebraically cancelling pairs, with a homotopy between the addition arcs provided by the dual cap.
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds