Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun something made of interlaced slender branches of especially willow.

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  • verb Present participle of cane.
  • noun a beating with a cane

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  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)

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Examples

  • Mr. Goon was too upset even to get angry over Fatty's persistence in calling the caning an attack "What am I to do?

    Separate

  • 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

    The Scotch Twins

  • Teachers in Bangladesh often resort to physical punishment, such as caning and slapping, to discipline pupils despite a 1995 government order banning it.

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  • It can't be worth whatever this 'caning' thing is they're talking about.

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  • 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

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Fricker has appealed the jail term but faces caning which is mandatory for vandalism in Singapore.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • 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

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • 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

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • 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

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • 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

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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