cane


cane

noun

Definition of CANE

a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment <in those days corporal punishment was common, and the cane was regarded as another one of the schoolmaster's educational tools>
Synonyms bastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]

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