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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A stick that people can lean on to help them walk. Also: A strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, or rattans.

Usage examples (35)
  • As he got older he had to walk with a cane.
  • That a fashionable cane is like a fashionable Beau.
  • The ivory skull handle on this rosewood walking cane is quite amazing.
  • NOTE: If sugar cane is unavailable, increase the amount of sugar added. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The man with the "cane" (walking stick) watched the woman in the "kain" (sarong) as she raised "Cain" (Adam and Eve's son who his brother, raising Cain refers to behaving boisterously) at the party.
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