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Synonyms for cane

a fairly long straight piece of solid material used especially as a support in walking

Synonyms for cane

a stick that people can lean on to help them walk

a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane

a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment

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beat with a cane

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Hamed Mohammad Al Daheri, who hails from Al Ain, took his first jump from above 13,000 feet on October 15 to mark White Cane Safety Day, which celebrates the achievements of people who are blind and the white cane as a tool of independence.
Laptops, white canes and other gifts were distributed among the heads of disabled organizations.
President of the Sri Lanka Council of Visually Handicapped Graduates, Sarath Kumara Madugaswaththa pinned the first flag on President Sirisena and the President marking the White Cane Day, presented a white cane.
The situation regarding the rights of persons with visual disabilities has deteriorated dangerously in recent years," the organisation announced on the occasion of the International Day of the White Cane on October 15.
14 (BNA): Bahrain will tomorrow celebrate the International White Cane Safety Day which falls on October 15.
She said activities should promote the white cane as the symbol of mobility and safety for the visually impaired, noting that schools should serve as venues for the development of awareness campaigns on public-private partnership programs for the blind.
And his occasional trips into Middlesbrough nowadays are just as likely to be for white cane training than to watch a match.
Fructose, the natural sugar in fruit, is not considered to be as bad as refined white cane sugar.
Summary: The stamps were issued on the occasion of the International White Cane Day.
She also condemned "discrimination" in society, saying: "The authorities provide a white cane to men, but not women.
Petty proclaiming it Disability Employment and White Cane Awareness and Safety Day in the city.
The white cane is recognized worldwide as a symbol of the need of visually impaired persons to be assisted.
With reference to your report about the intelligent white cane developed to improve the mobility and independence of blind and visually-impaired people, as featured in last week's Techtronic Specials page in GulfWeekly.
Speaking at a commemoration of White Cane Day recently in Keetmanshoop, Nangolo added that visually impaired people are often hidden from society and locked up inside their houses.
For the first time, Gavin used his little white cane to navigate his way down the sidewalk step.