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English noun: cane

1. cane (artifact) a stick that people can lean on to help them walk


Broader (hypernym)walking stick


Narrower (hyponym)malacca, malacca cane, swagger stick, sword cane, sword stick

2. cane (plant) a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane


Broader (hypernym)stalk, stem


Narrower (hyponym)malacca, rattan, rattan cane, sugar cane, sugarcane

3. cane (artifact) a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment


Broader (hypernym)switch


English verb: cane

1. cane (contact) beat with a cane


ExamplesThey want to cane the prisoners


Synonymsflog, lambast, lambaste


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat up, work over









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