Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shaped like a club; clavate.

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

  • adjective Enlarged gradually at the end, as the antennæ of certain insects.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective shaped in the form of a club that is larger at one end
  • adjective shaped in the form of the black trefoil or clover leaf on some playing cards

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The music beat them back, the pink haze forming knots around their necks or club-shaped clouds which smashed them into oblivion.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • But someone, somewhere might love that golf club-shaped cheese spreader.

    How To Dump That Unwanted Gift

  • For I beheld simply an irregularly sloping open space, and all over its slanting floor stood a forest of little club-shaped fungi, each shining gloriously with that pinkish silvery light.

    First Men in the Moon

  • The "club-shaped" surface proteins that surround the virus attach the virus to its host cell.

    Boing Boing: May 25, 2003 - May 31, 2003 Archives

  • There is a tendency in the Rio Grande cutthroat trout for some spots on the caudal peduncle to coalesce into large, club-shaped spots.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • There is a tendency in the Rio Grande cutthroat trout for some spots on the caudal peduncle to coalesce into large, club-shaped spots.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • There is a tendency in the Rio Grande cutthroat trout for some spots on the caudal peduncle to coalesce into large, club-shaped spots.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • There is a tendency in the Rio Grande cutthroat trout for some spots on the caudal peduncle to coalesce into large, club-shaped spots.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The swelling may in time lead to a club-shaped, deformed stump, which is difficult to fit with an artificial limb.

    Chapter 7

  • The battil, also no longer built, featured long stems topped by large, club-shaped stem heads and stern posts decorated with cowrie shells and leather.

    The Durable Dhow

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