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caning

[ key-ning ]
/ ˈkeɪ nɪŋ /
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noun

the act of providing chairs or the like with seats made of woven cane.
woven cane for seats of chairs or the like.
a beating with a cane.

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Origin of caning

First recorded in 1705–15; cane + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for caning

caning
/ (ˈkeɪnɪŋ) /

noun

a beating with a cane as a punishment
informal a severe defeat
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