HyperDic: cane

English > 4 senses of the word cane:
NOUNartifactcanea stick that people can lean on to help them walk
plantcanea strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar ... / sugar cane
artifactcanea stiff switch used to hit students as punishment
VERBcontactcane, flog, lambaste, lambastbeat with a cane
cane > pronunciation
Soundskey'n
Rhymesabstain ... windowpane: 127 rhymes with eyn...
English > cane: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA stick that people can lean on to help them walk.
Narrowermalacca, malacca caneA cane made from the stem of a rattan palm
swagger stickA short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officers
sword cane, sword stickA cane concealing a sword or dagger
Broaderwalking stickA stick carried in the hand for support in walking
English > cane: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar ... / sugar cane.
Narrowermalaccastem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles
rattan, rattan caneThe stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes
sugarcane, sugar canejuicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar
Broaderstalk, stemA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Spanishcálamo, caña
Catalancanya
English > cane: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA stiff switch used to hit students as punishment.
BroaderswitchA flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
Spanishvara
Verbscanebeat with a cane
English > cane: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBeat with a cane.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to cane the prisoners
Synonymsflog, lambaste, lambast
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
Spanishfustigar
Catalanfustigar
Nounscanea stiff switch used to hit students as punishment

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