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cane

 (kān)
n.
1.
a. A slender, strong but often flexible stem, as of certain bamboos, reeds, or rattans.
b. A plant having such a stem.
c. Such stems or strips of such stems used for wickerwork or baskets.
2. A bamboo (Arundinaria gigantea) native to the southeast United States, having long stiff stems and often forming canebrakes.
3. The stem of a raspberry, blackberry, certain roses, or similar plants.
4. Sugarcane.
5. A stick used as an aid in walking or carried as an accessory.
6. A rod used for flogging.
7. A glass cylinder made of smaller, variously colored glass rods that have been fused together, used in glassmaking.
tr.v. caned, can·ing, canes
1. To make, supply, or repair with flexible woody material.
2. To hit or beat with a rod.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin canna, small reed, from Greek kanna, of Semitic origin; see qnw in Semitic roots.]

can′er n.

caning

(ˈkeɪnɪŋ)
n
1. a beating with a cane as a punishment
2. informal a severe defeat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caning - work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)caning - work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
Translations

caning

[ˈkeɪnɪŋ] N to give sb a caningcastigar a algn con la vara or palmeta (fig) → dar una paliza a algn

caning

n (= beating with cane)Schläge plmit dem Stock, Prügeln nt (inf); to give somebody a caningjdm eine Tracht Prügel verabreichen; to get a caning (Sport) → haushoch geschlagen werden; (new play etc)verrissen werden

caning

[ˈkeɪnɪŋ] n to give sb a caningdare bacchettate a qn (per punizione)
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