Definition of Canting:
propelling (part of speech: verb)
- "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- "Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1.", Samuel Warren.
She never told me that she was sick, sent me neither letter nor message; only after her death a curt note came to me, writ in her hand, entrusted to one of her own co- worshipers, a canting, mouthing creature, who grinned whilst I read the heartless message.- "The Nest of the Sparrowhawk", Baroness Orczy.