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Definitions of cane

  1. beat with a cane Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a stick that people can lean on to help them walk Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A name given to several peculiar palms, species of Calamus and Daemanorops, having very long, smooth flexible stems, commonly called rattans. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Any plant with long, hard, elastic stems, as reeds and bamboos of many kinds; also, the sugar cane. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Stems of other plants are sometimes called canes; as, the canes of a raspberry. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A lance or dart made of cane. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A local European measure of length. See Canna. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To beat with a cane. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To make or furnish with cane or rattan; as, to cane chairs. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A walking stick; a staff; - so called because originally made of one the species of cane. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Sticks used as walking aids. The canes may have three or four prongs at the end of the shaft. Medical Dictionary DB
  14. The stem of certain palms, grasses, and other plants, as the bamboo, sugar cane, rattan, etc.; a walking stick. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To beat with a walking stick; furnish with parts made of grasses, rattan, bamboo, etc.; as, to cane chairs. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. A reed, as the bamboo, etc.; a walking-stick. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. A reed; the plant from which sugar is made; a walking stick. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. To bottom or back with cane, as a chair. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A walking stick. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. A slender flexible woody stem or plant, as a rattan or the sugar - cane. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A reed-stem; sugar-cane, the bamboo and the ratan; a walking-stick; a lance or dart made of cane; a foreign measure of length. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To beat with a cane; to bottom with cane. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. A long, strong reed; a walking-stick. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. To beat or flog with a cane. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. a tall sedgy plant with a hollow stem, growing in moist places. In Isaiah 43:24 ; Jeremiah 6:20 , the Hebrew word kaneh is thus rendered, giving its name to the plant. It is rendered "reed" in 1 Kings 14:15 ; Job 40:21 ; Isaiah 19:6 ; 35:7 . In Psalms 68:30 the expression "company of spearmen" is in the margin and the Revised Version "beasts of the reeds," referring probably to the crocodile or the hippopotamus as a symbol of Egypt. In 2 Kings 18:21 ; Isaiah 36:6 ; Ezekiel 29:6 Ezekiel 29:7 , the reference is to the weak, fragile nature of the reed. (See CALAMUS .) biblestudytools.com
  26. A walking stick; a staff; -- so called because originally made of one the species of cane. mso.anu.edu.au
  27. A walking stick; a staff; so called because originally made of one of the species of cane. dictgcide_fs
  28. k[=a]n, n. the stem of one of the smaller palms--the calamus or rattan, or the larger grasses--bamboo and sugar-cane: a walking-stick.--v.t. to beat with a cane.--ns. CANE'-BRAKE, a brake or thicket of canes; CANE'-CHAIR, a chair made of rattan; CANE'-MILL, a mill for bruising sugar-canes for the manufacture of sugar; CANE'-S[=U]'GAR, sugar obtained from the sugar-cane; CANE'-TRASH, refuse of sugar-cane used for fuel in boiling the juice; C[=A]N'ING, a thrashing with a cane.--adj. C[=A]N'Y, made of cane.--MALACCA CANE, a walking-cane made without removing the bark from the brown-mottled or clouded stem of the palm, Calamus Scipionum, brought from Singapore or Sumatra. [Fr. canne--L. canna--Gr. kann[=e], a reed.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  29. Hollow jointed stem of giant reeds& grasses (bamboo, sugar c.) or solid stem of slender palms (rattan, Malacca, &c.) collectively& as material (c.), or with pl. (a.c., cc.) of the stem or a length of it used for walking-stick or instrument of punishment; any slender walking-stick; stick of sealing-wax, sulphur, glass; c.-apple, Straw berry-tree; c.-brake, genus of grasses; c.-chair, with seat of woven c. strips. Hence cany a. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  30. Beat with c., whence caning (1) n.; drive (lesson) into (person) with c.; insert c. into (chair-frame &c.). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  31. n. [Latin] A plant of several species, as the bamboo, rattan, &c.; also the sugar-cane;—a light piece of wood or other material used as a walking-stick; a staff;—lance or dart made of cane. Cabinet Dictionary
  32. A kind of strong reed; the plant which yields the sugar; a lance; a reed. Complete Dictionary

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