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Definition of Cane


  1. A name given to several peculiar palms, species of Calamus and Daemanorops, having very long, smooth flexible stems, commonly called rattans.
  2. Any plant with long, hard, elastic stems, as reeds and bamboos of many kinds; also, the sugar cane.
  3. Stems of other plants are sometimes called canes; as, the canes of a raspberry.
  4. A walking stick; a staff; -- so called because originally made of one the species of cane.
  5. A lance or dart made of cane.
  6. A local European measure of length. See Canna.
  7. To beat with a cane.
  8. To make or furnish with cane or rattan; as, to cane chairs.
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Cane Translations

cane in Afrikaans is stok
cane in Dutch is staf, stok
cane in Finnish is keppi
cane in German is Spazierstock, Stock
cane in Italian is bastone
cane in Norwegian is stokk