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club

 (klŭb)
n.
1.
a. A stout heavy stick, usually thicker at one end, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel.
b. An implement used in some games to drive a ball, especially a stick with a protruding head used in golf.
c. Something resembling a club.
2. Games
a. A black figure shaped like a trefoil or clover leaf on certain playing cards.
b. A playing card with this figure.
c. clubs(used with a sing. or pl. verb) The suit of cards represented by this figure.
3. A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly: a garden club.
4. The building, room, or other facility used for the meetings of an organized group.
5. Sports An athletic team or organization.
6. A nightclub.
v. clubbed, club·bing, clubs
v.tr.
1. To strike or beat with a club or similar implement.
2. To use (a firearm) as a club by holding the barrel and hitting with the butt end.
3. To gather or combine (hair, for example) into a clublike mass.
4. To contribute (money or resources) to a joint or common purpose.
v.intr.
1. To join or combine for a common purpose; form a club.
2. To go to or frequent nightclubs: was out all night clubbing.

[Middle English, from Old Norse klubba.]
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clubs

(klʌbz)
pl n
(Card Games) the suit of cards marked with the black trefoil symbol
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klør
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club

(klab) noun
1. a heavy stick etc used as a weapon.
2. a bat or stick used in certain games (especially golf). Which club will you use?
3. a number of people meeting for study, pleasure, games etc. the local tennis club.
4. the place where these people meet. He goes to the club every Friday.
5. one of the playing-cards of the suit clubs.
verbpast tense, past participle clubbed
to beat or strike with a club. They clubbed him to death.
clubs noun plural
(sometimes treated as noun singular) one of the four card suits which is black and shaped like a clover. the six of clubs.
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