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: a heavy usually tapering staff especially of wood wielded as a weapon
: a stick or bat used to hit a ball in any of various games
: something resembling a club
: a playing card marked with a stylized figure of a black clover
clubs plural in form but singular or plural in construction : the suit comprising cards marked with clubs
: an association of persons for some common object usually jointly supported and meeting periodically
also : a group identified by some common characteristic
nations in the nuclear club
: the meeting place of a club
lunch at the club
: an association of persons participating in a plan by which they agree to make regular payments or purchases in order to secure some advantage
: an athletic association or team
: to beat or strike with or as if with a club
: to gather into a club-shaped mass
clubbed her hair
: to unite or combine for a common cause
: to contribute to a common fund
: to pay a share of a common expense
Noun Do you belong to any clubs? I'll see you at the club. the president of a major-league baseball club He spent five years with the club. Join our movie club now and receive four free DVDs. Verb They clubbed him with a baseball bat. clubbed together to share their love of model rockets See More
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NounCummings goes on to share a behind-the-scenes look at her show in Toronto, where the crew built a fake comedy club called Goldie's that Cumming's character, Brenda, performs at. —Rebecca Aizin, Peoplemag, 3 Mar. 2023 The breezy outdoor decks, meanwhile, appear to sport a swimming pool aft, a dip pool forward and a large beach club at the stern. —Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 2 Mar. 2023 This is Forward 48, a new networking club for millennials in Wisconsin. —Genevieve Redsten, Journal Sentinel, 2 Mar. 2023 The pair went on their first public outing together since the release of Spare, Harry's memoir, to San Vicente Bungalows, a private club in West Hollywood. —Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Mar. 2023 Last night, Meghan and Harry dined at San Vicente Bungalows, a private members club owned by Jeff Klein located in West Hollywood. —Town & Country, 1 Mar. 2023 The Pickles entered the Portland sports scene as a wood-bat baseball club in 2015. —oregonlive, 28 Feb. 2023 Stars from Diddy to Saweetie to Smino have come through but, unlike a typical L.A. club, VIPs aren’t sectioned off in their own, typically less rambunctious area. —Los Angeles Times, 28 Feb. 2023 Georgetown, Villanova and Butler play at the lower-key Football Championship Subdivision, while Connecticut is the lone club to field an FBS team – as an independent. —Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 27 Feb. 2023
VerbMany wondered how Palmer’s passing would impact his long-standing tournament at Bay Hill, the community and club the Pennsylvania native called home. —Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 26 Feb. 2023 Soccer and baseball are the two sports that concern Fitch the most, with soccer losing officials to club ball that overlaps with the high school season. —Dallas News, 19 July 2022 Indeed, the Aman Jazz Club recently opened a five-minute walk away on 57th Street, and Robin Birley of London’s 5 Hertford Street will open a new private members club a few blocks up from Casa Cruz sometime next year. —Elise Taylor, Vogue, 9 Sep. 2022 Sacramento, the first non-Division I club to reach the Open Cup final since the Charleston Battery in 2008, isn’t a stranger to the U.S. Open Cup. —Khobi Price, Orlando Sentinel, 6 Sep. 2022 But there were many standouts in the Lions’ relentless lineup that combined to club 29 home runs, 16 triples and 71 doubles. —USA TODAY, 3 Aug. 2022 In Season 1, everything revolved around the strip club the Pynk, run by Uncle Clifford (Nicco Annan). —Dawn Burkes, Los Angeles Times, 29 July 2022 FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta has opened the door to club legend Lionel Messi returning to the Camp Nou. —Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 24 July 2022 Her demeanor was less that of a politician than a game warden who has encountered a dying animal in the woods and now must club it out of its misery. —Monica Hesse, Washington Post, 22 July 2022 See More
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