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verb as in drub


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If you’ve eaten a candy cane in the US, the red stripe is likely to have come from a tray like the one to the right.

Candy canes are fine and all, but we all know that peppermint is best when paired with chocolate.

He also earned the equivalent of twice the average man’s annual wages selling kitchen slops with Washington’s permission, and some of this money was spent on a gold-headed cane.

Humans brought the toads to Mauritius — an island east of Madagascar, roughly 2,000 kilometers from mainland Africa — in 1922 to devour cane beetles.

July Perry was captured in a sugar cane field near his house and shot several times.

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Fortunately, no one has been caned over the head as the national debate continues full bore.

Here I had been caned many a day for Mr. Daaken's reports, and for earlier offences.

On the right of the entrance a study, which he shared with Herbert: here the boys would be caned—he hoped not often.

I don't know if you remember that you once caned them for running off on a Sunday morning.

Bindle extended his hands as might a child who is expecting to be caned.

Discipline must be maintained; and Reutter sentenced the culprit to be caned on the hand.

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On this page you'll find 492 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to caned, such as: afflict, belt, cane, castigate, chastise, and curse.

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