caner

caner

[key-ner]
noun
a person who works with cane, especially one who produces canework for chairs.

Origin:
1865–70; cane + -er1

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cane1 (keɪn)
 
n
1.  a.  the long jointed pithy or hollow flexible stem of the bamboo, rattan, or any similar plant
 b.  any plant having such a stem
2.  a.  strips of such stems, woven or interlaced to make wickerwork, the seats and backs of chairs, etc
 b.  (as modifier): a cane chair
3.  the woody stem of a reed, young grapevine, blackberry, raspberry, or loganberry
4.  any of several grasses with long stiff stems, esp Arundinaria gigantea of the southeastern US
5.  a flexible rod with which to administer a beating as a punishment, as to schoolboys
6.  a slender rod, usually wooden and often ornamental, used for support when walking; walking stick
7.  See sugar cane
8.  a slender rod or cylinder, as of glass
 
vb
9.  to whip or beat with or as if with a cane
10.  to make or repair with cane
11.  informal to defeat: we got well caned in the match
12.  slang cane it to do something with great power, force, or speed or consume something such as alcohol in large quantities: you can do it in ten minutes if you really cane it
 
[C14: from Old French, from Latin canna, from Greek kanna, of Semitic origin; related to Arabic qanāh reed]
 
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