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- v. Present participle of cane.
- n. a beating with a cane
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. something made of interlaced slender branches of especially willow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
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Mr. Goon was too upset even to get angry over Fatty's persistence in calling the caning an attack "What am I to do?
When they reached it, the wag-at-the-wall clock was just striking nine, and Jean, her morning work done, was "caning" the hearth with blue chalk as
United States and strictly imposes harsh physical punishment, such as caning and the death penalty, for crimes that are not punished so harshly in the
It can't be worth whatever this 'caning' thing is they're talking about.
Fricker has appealed the jail term but faces caning which is mandatory for vandalism in Singapore.
Teachers in Bangladesh often resort to physical punishment, such as caning and slapping, to discipline pupils despite a 1995 government order banning it.
With a flash temper, he used a cane as a vicious weapon, because "caning" an adversary was a perverse Southern tradition.
Whoa, I was worried it was "caning," as in lashing the the back-sides of unruly children.
The "caning" that the ancient observatory of Jantar Mantar took when sugarcane growers recently staged a mass protest could so easily have spilled over.
And all three times, they eventually made it clear that they were wondering how often "caning" came up in discussions of the country.