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cane

noun

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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

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cane

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The first known use of cane was in the 14th century

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“Cane.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cane. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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