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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

References in classic literature ?
Half wild with meeting an obstacle we had so little anticipated, I threw myself desperately against it, crushing to the ground the canes with which I came in contact, and, rising to my feet again, repeated the action with like effect.
Now,' said Squeers, giving the desk a great rap with his cane, which made half the little boys nearly jump out of their boots, 'is that physicking over?
But deck out the same article in gorgeous raiment and fine linen, and he will strut down the main thoroughfare, swinging his cane and looking at the girls as perky as a bantam cock.
Almost immediately the door opened and Frederic Larsan made his appearance, brandishing his famous cane.
Now, Pistache, my good dog, jump the height of this cane for Madame de Montbazon.
One side crushed the cane well, but the other side was too open.
Yes," said the governor, "or if not I am the greatest dolt in the world; now you will see whether I have got the headpiece to govern a whole kingdom;" and he ordered the cane to be broken in two, there, in the presence of all.
Bumble, grasping his cane tightly, as was his wont when working into a passion: 'juries is ineddicated, vulgar, grovelling wretches.
Mr Swiveller appeared to think the they implied some mental struggle consequent upon the powerful effect of his address, for he poked his friend with his cane and whispered his conviction that he had administered 'a clincher,' and that he expected a commission on the profits.
Creakle folded his arms, cane and all, upon his chest, and made such a knot of his brows that his little eyes were hardly visible below them;
Facino Cane, whose lands won by the sword were taken by the Dukes of Milan?
She appealed to Sir Patrick, poised easily on his ivory cane, and looking out at the lawn-party, the picture of venerable innocence.
He had in his hand a heavy cane, with which he was trifling; but he answered never a word, and seemed to listen with an ill-contained impatience.
and then fetched his cane down slow to a level, and says "Bang
Dark complexion; hair, eyebrows, and whiskers, black; blue frock-coat, buttoned up to the chin; rosette of an officer of the Legion of Honor in his button-hole; a hat with wide brim, and a cane.