Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cane.
  • noun the genus Arundinaria, the sole temperate genus of bamboo native to the New World
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cane.

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Examples

  • Executives from the Big Three will laugh to themselves on the way to the bank, and every two years or so they will approach the government for more money with the assurance that a car that runs on wishes and candy canes is “just around the corner.”

    Oddsmaking an Auto Bailout | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Why can climbing plants twine around thin canes, but not around trees?

    Pseudoscience, law, and science

  • I was joking about the "hundreds of accidental suicides". really, I think making Keeping nunchucks, shiriken and sword canes illegal is petty and largely irrelevant considering what a body can do with just an extension cord and a nailclipper.

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • The prohibition on nunchuks goes way beyond NYC, as do prohibitions on switchblades, sword canes, belt-buckle knives, and shillelaghs.

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • For example, are sword canes really such a hazard to public safety?

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • For example, are sword canes really such a hazard to public safety?

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • The prohibition on nunchuks goes way beyond NYC, as do prohibitions on switchblades, sword canes, belt-buckle knives, and shillelaghs.

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • I was joking about the "hundreds of accidental suicides". really, I think making Keeping nunchucks, shiriken and sword canes illegal is petty and largely irrelevant considering what a body can do with just an extension cord and a nailclipper.

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • Every winter vineyard owners prune most of the new branches, called canes, off the vines.

    Craig "Meathead" Goldwyn: How to Grill Great Steakhouse Steaks

  • By 2003, the Canadian magazine Martial Arts Experts was calling canes "the weapon you can take anywhere."

    Everybody Is 'Cane Fu' Fighting

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