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cane

noun
 
 
/keɪn/
STEM [C, U] the long, hard, hollow stem of some plants, sometimes used to make furnitureParts of plantsPoles, rods, shafts and sticksPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingCommon plants
WALK [C] a long stick used by people to help them walkPoles, rods, shafts and sticksHandicap and the disabled
PUNISH [C] UK a long stick used in the past to hit children at schoolPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
(Definition of cane noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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