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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANING

The caning occurred in his father's office, after hours, one June night.

Seizing a rod he told Robert to hold out his hand, and gave him a caning.

In the English classes, the problems of caning and weaving are written and discussed.

And he gave him a caning which he remembered to the last day of his life.

Never again have the pleasure of caning your honour in the character of Tom Errand.

Walter clinched, but Kennedy threw him off and continued his caning.

Perhaps that is one of the reasons why I did not offer to treat my cousin to a caning.

Walter Riley had recovered by this time from Kennedy's caning and occupied a front seat among the spectators.

Their tasks were hurried over, imperfectly learnt at the best, if at all, and were generally concluded with a caning.

The whole chair bottom was made out of one strip just like in caning.

WORD ORIGIN

"to beat with a walking stick," 1660s, from cane (n.). Related: Caned; caning.

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