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  1. cane

    • IPA[keɪn]

    英式

    • n.
      the hollow jointed stem of a tall grass, especially bamboo or sugar cane, or the stem of a slender palm such as rattan.;any plant that produces canes.
    • v.
      beat with a cane as a punishment;defeat heavily or punish severely
    • verb: cane, 3rd person present: canes, gerund or present participle: caning, past tense: caned, past participle: caned

    • noun: cane, plural noun: canes

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the hollow jointed stem of a tall grass, especially bamboo or sugar cane, or the stem of a slender palm such as rattan.
    • any plant that produces canes.
    • stems of bamboo, rattan, or wicker used as a material for making furniture or baskets a cane coffee table
    • short for sugar cane
    • a flexible woody stem of the raspberry plant or any of its relatives raspberry canes
    • 2. a length of cane or a slender stick, especially one used as a support for plants, a walking stick, or an instrument of punishment tie the shoot to a cane if vertical growth is required 同義詞 walking stick, stick, staff, alpenstock, malacca, ... 更多
    • a form of corporal punishment used in certain schools, involving beating with a cane wrong answers were rewarded by the cane

    動詞

    • 1. beat with a cane as a punishment Matthew was caned for bullying by the headmaster
    • British informal defeat heavily or punish severely they have caned Essex and Durham in the Championship
    • 2. British informal take (drink or drugs) in large quantities the others were probably out caning it in some bar