- a stick or bat used to drive a ball in various games, as golf.
- Indian club.
- a short spar attached to the end of a gaff to allow the clew of a gaff topsail to extend beyond the peak of the gaff.
- a short spar attached to the truck of a mast to support the upper part of a club topsail.
- clubfoot(def 3).
verb (used with object), clubbed, club·bing.
verb (used without object), clubbed, club·bing.
Words nearby club
Origin of club
OTHER WORDS FROM clubin·ter·club, adjectivesu·per·club, noun
synonym study for club
Examples from the Web for clubbed
“People should be ready to get clubbed and arrested for democracy,” he said in a forceful tone.Ilya Yashin & Ksenia Sobchak, the Russian Opposition’s Romeo & Juliet|Anna Nemtsova|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Twisting the handle, a man suddenly burst in and clubbed him across the head with a blunt, heavy object.Egypt’s Vanished: Victims of State Security Force Kidnappings?|Alastair Beach|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The other dogs had dived to the assistance of Sancho, and they brought the otter to the bank, where Jemmy clubbed it.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
Whereupon Bosambo clubbed him insensible, in order that Sanders's plan might have a fair chance.The Keepers of the King's Peace|Edgar Wallace
The granules of the cells corresponding to the polymorphonuclear leucocytes are rod-shaped, often beaded or with clubbed ends.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
They only knew how they had been clubbed, that three had been killed and many more wounded, and that now the troops were here.The Harbor|Ernest Poole
The boys could see his gallant resistance as he swung his clubbed rifle again and again at his savage opponents.The Boy Aviators in Africa|Wilbur Lawton
British Dictionary definitions for clubbed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for clubbed (2 of 2)
- the room, building, or facilities used by such a group
- (in combination)clubhouse
- the black trefoil symbol on a playing card
- a card with one or more of these symbols or (when pl) the suit of cards so marked
- a spar used for extending the clew of a gaff topsail beyond the peak of the gaff
- short for club foot (def. 3)
verb clubs, clubbing or clubbed
Derived forms of clubclubbing, noun
Word Origin for club
Idioms and Phrases with clubbed
see join the club.