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Caning   Listen
noun
caning  n.  Something made of interlaced slender branches of especially willow.
Synonyms: wicker, wickerwork.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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... proud to serve them. The last eighty years have pretty much broken down these comfortable boundary lines between men. The feudal retainer, who was ready to give his life for his lord, the clever valet, who took kicks and caning as a matter of course when his master was in liquor or had lost at cards, even the old family servants, are species as extinct as the Siberian elephant, or the cave bear, or the dodo. And now the advance of the Union armies southward has destroyed the last lingering ...
— The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, October, 1864 - Devoted To Literature And National Policy • Various



Words linked to "Caning" :   piece of work, wicker, work, wickerwork



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