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canenoun

uk   us   /keɪn/
[C or U] the long, hard, hollow stem of particular plants such as bamboo , sometimes used to make furniture or support other plants in the garden [C] a long stick used especially by old, ill, or blind people to help them walk [S] a long, thin stick used in the past as a school punishment

caneverb [T]

uk   us   /keɪn/
to hit a child at school with a stick as a punishment
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