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Definitions of cane

  1. To beat with a cane. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. 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.
  3. To bottom or back with cane, as a chair. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To beat with a cane; to bottom with cane. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. To beat or flog with a cane. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a stick that people can lean on to help them walk Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. A name given to several peculiar palms, species of Calamus and Daemanorops, having very long, smooth flexible stems, commonly called rattans. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Any plant with long, hard, elastic stems, as reeds and bamboos of many kinds; also, the sugar cane. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Stems of other plants are sometimes called canes; as, the canes of a raspberry. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A lance or dart made of cane. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A local European measure of length. See Canna. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A walking stick; a staff; - so called because originally made of one the species of cane. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. 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.
  16. A reed, as the bamboo, etc.; a walking-stick. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. A long, strong reed; a walking-stick. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for cane

  1. She held out his hat and cane – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. I did cane him to the satisfaction of my many friends and his many enemies, and that was the end of it." – Whistler Stories by Don C. Seitz
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