caning caning  /ˈkeɪ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)

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Usage(s):

  1. Michael Fay's father said he would take legal action against Singapore for caning his 19-year-old son, and the Far East government suggested the Fays were getting greedy.
  2. The possible caning of a Muslim woman for drinking beer tests Malaysia's image.
  3. The outcry against caning stems largely from two recent cases involving brutality in the application of corporal punishment.

News

  1. Canastota Public Library offering caning classes

    Canastota >> Interested in time-honored skill of caning?
    on August 4, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

  2. Turn old garden hoses into waterproof baskets

    A 'basket weaver by trade,' the Grosse Pointe Woods resident later gave up the art and got into chair caning. Then one day, she came across repurposed hose baskets online.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: Detroit News

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Quotes

  1. "I must admit that caning was a regular feature during our stay in the school......As students, we did not resist or fight against it. It was part of our curriculum in a sense and I think we were better off with it than without. Indeed, there were...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Times of India

  2. "I just can't imagine why anyone wouldn't want to be active in the only forum via which he can increase the likelihood of his going home safe and sound at the end of a day spent caning one of the 22 fastest cars in the world around a race track. So...
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: David Coulthard Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "Ben Cousins, the Eagles and the sport of AFL have taken a fair caning over this but I think in fact having a really high-profile person who gets grabbed by the drug scourge is the best thing for everybody else," Matthews said. "Because...
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Leigh Matthews Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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