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noun as in stick to aid walking of disabled

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In Los Angeles, a man at a bus stop was beaten with his own cane, and a Thai grandfather died after being pushed to the ground in San Francisco.

“Conventional cane sugar is heavily water intensive,” said Supplant co-founder Tom Simmons in an interview.

Nowadays, Mount Kilimanjaro is almost completely surrounded by developed areas that include wheat farms, commercial sugar cane plantations and rice paddies.

From Quartz

The preppy woven furniture that we associate with the Palm Beach style from the ’60s is also back — in the form of pieces made from natural materials such as cane, jute, wicker and rattan.

The sisters ran through the old family properties and the sugar cane fields.

But the police nevertheless declared Stone to be “armed and dangerous,” despite getting around with a cane.

Hitch picks up his cane, pushes her aside, and laboriously tries to get to his feet, saying, “I'll do it myself.”

He's grinning now and actually stretching his legs--his cane has fallen away as he speaks of the !

His friend has dropped hat and cane in shock but the drawing shows stuff that an Americana collector nowadays would kill for.

The train line that once trundled cane down the coast is now a scenic railway.

In some parts of Korea the houses were built of stout timbers, the chinks covered with woven cane and plastered with mud.

Aunty Rosa had hidden a light cane behind her, and Punch was beaten then and there over the shoulders.

His chief duty on the sugar plantation is to keep the monkeys out of the cane.

Besides, there is always a bunch of bananas hanging inside the house, and he has sugar-cane in abundance.

Receiving small encouragement in England, he applied to sugar-cane planters to give his engines a trial in the West Indies.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cane, such as: pole, rod, walking stick, pikestaff, staff, and vade mecum.

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