verb (used with object), caned, can·ing.
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Origin of cane
OTHER WORDS FROM canecanelike, adjectivecany, adjectivere·cane, verb (used with object), re·caned, re·can·ing.un·caned, adjective
Words nearby cane
Example sentences from the Web for cane
In Los Angeles, a man at a bus stop was beaten with his own cane, and a Thai grandfather died after being pushed to the ground in San Francisco.As schools reopen, Asian American students are missing from classrooms|Moriah Balingit, Hannah Natanson, Yutao Chen|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
“Conventional cane sugar is heavily water intensive,” said Supplant co-founder Tom Simmons in an interview.Has a startup finally found one of food science’s holy grails with its healthy sugar substitute?|Jonathan Shieber|February 26, 2021|TechCrunch
Nowadays, Mount Kilimanjaro is almost completely surrounded by developed areas that include wheat farms, commercial sugar cane plantations and rice paddies.What increased land use means for Mount Kilimanjaro’s already isolated ecosystem|Claudia Hemp|February 20, 2021|Quartz
The preppy woven furniture that we associate with the Palm Beach style from the ’60s is also back — in the form of pieces made from natural materials such as cane, jute, wicker and rattan.The hottest decorating trends for 2021 aren’t trendy at all — and that’s the point|Elizabeth Mayhew|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
The sisters ran through the old family properties and the sugar cane fields.
But the police nevertheless declared Stone to be “armed and dangerous,” despite getting around with a cane.
Hitch picks up his cane, pushes her aside, and laboriously tries to get to his feet, saying, “I'll do it myself.”
He's grinning now and actually stretching his legs--his cane has fallen away as he speaks of the !
His friend has dropped hat and cane in shock but the drawing shows stuff that an Americana collector nowadays would kill for.
The train line that once trundled cane down the coast is now a scenic railway.
In some parts of Korea the houses were built of stout timbers, the chinks covered with woven cane and plastered with mud.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Aunty Rosa had hidden a light cane behind her, and Punch was beaten then and there over the shoulders.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
His chief duty on the sugar plantation is to keep the monkeys out of the cane.
Besides, there is always a bunch of bananas hanging inside the house, and he has sugar-cane in abundance.
Receiving small encouragement in England, he applied to sugar-cane planters to give his engines a trial in the West Indies.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
British Dictionary definitions for cane (1 of 2)
- the long jointed pithy or hollow flexible stem of the bamboo, rattan, or any similar plant
- any plant having such a stem
- strips of such stems, woven or interlaced to make wickerwork, the seats and backs of chairs, etc
- (as modifier)a cane chair