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Definition of "club" []

  • A stout heavy stick, usually thicker at one end, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel. (noun)
  • Sports An implement used in some games to drive a ball, especially a stick with a protruding head used in golf. (noun)
  • Games A black figure shaped like a trefoil or clover leaf on certain playing cards. (noun)
  • Games A playing card with this figure. (noun)
  • Games The suit of cards represented by this figure. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "club" in a sentence
  • "But there's no question that the club is an acknowledged force on the pitch, having won three Premier League titles in the seven seasons since Mr. Abramovich's takeover."
  • "The prospective new owners of Liverpool could be discouraged from buying the club if next week's court action fails to force the deal through and the club is then placed into administration, incurring a nine‑point penalty from the Premier League."
  • "There was also a hint of arrogance: the club is the key, not the coach."