According to Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, it was
perhaps coined as a corruption of the name Connaught, "a name originally applied by the French
Canadians to Irish Immigrants"; what ethnic label is it?
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This is a false etymology. According to
the Concise Oxford Dictionary, the word Canuck probably comes from the word
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