the cane

Definition of the cane

  1. :  a form of punishment in which a person is hit with a cane or stick In the past, some teachers would resort to the cane when students misbehaved.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a hollow or pithy, usually slender, and often flexible jointed stem (as of a reed or bamboo)

    :  any of various slender woody stems

    :  an elongated flowering or fruiting stem (as of a rose) usually arising directly from the ground

  1. :  to beat with a cane

    :  to weave or furnish with cane

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