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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wicker, wickerwork, caningnoun

    work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)

Wiktionary

  1. caningnoun

    A beating with a cane.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caning

    of Cane

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  1. Caning

    Caning is a form of corporal punishment consisting of a number of hits with a single cane usually made of rattan, generally applied to the offender's bare or clothed buttocks or hand. Application of a cane to the knuckles or the shoulders has been much less common. Caning can also be applied to the soles of the feet. The size and flexibility of the cane and the mode of application, as well as the number of the strokes, vary greatly—from a couple of light strokes with a small cane across the seat of a junior schoolboy's trousers, to 24 very hard, wounding cuts on the bare buttocks with a large, heavy, soaked rattan as a judicial punishment in south-east Asia. The thin cane generally used for corporal punishment is not to be confused with a walking stick, sometimes also called a "cane" but which is thicker and much more rigid, and more likely to be made of stronger wood than of cane.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caning in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of caning in a Sentence

  1. Phil Robertson:

    One of the defendants said that sentencing day was the darkest day of his life, but in reality every day that Singapore keeps caning on its books is a dark day for the country’s international reputation.

  2. Phil Robertson:

    The Singapore judicial system’s shameful recourse to using torture – in the form of caning – to punish crimes that should be misdemeanors is indicative of a blatant disregard for international human rights standards, one of the defendants said that sentencing day was the darkest day of his life, but in reality every day that Singapore keeps caning on its books is a dark day for the country’s international reputation.

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