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Definition of "caning" [can•ing]

  • Present participle of cane. (verb)
  • A beating with a cane (noun)

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Use "caning" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Goon was too upset even to get angry over Fatty's persistence in calling the caning an attack "What am I to do?"
  • "When they reached it, the wag-at-the-wall clock was just striking nine, and Jean, her morning work done, was "caning" the hearth with blue chalk as"
  • "United States and strictly imposes harsh physical punishment, such as caning and the death penalty, for crimes that are not punished so harshly in the"