The global capital of clubbing has a secret—there's an underground war being waged to be the top club impresario in town.
Poolside with an ocean view by day, fine dining and clubbing at night.
Her kid sister Ava (Mia Wasikowska) is also hanging out in Detroit and convinces the oldsters to go out for a night of clubbing.
The two secret ingredients: Poehler and Fey, who transform into clubbing Guidettes with unconventional pickup lines.
Some blacks threw rocks and bottles and the police rushed into them, clubbing many, arresting others.
The mudsill Sumner was too unpolished to think of clubbing the brains out of the gentleman Brooks.
His crowd rushed in to finish our man by clubbing him over the head.
In England the malady has long been known under the names "clubbing," "fingers and toes," etc.
Saps: a clubbing with weapons made from saplings; synonymous with "timber."
We should be pretty well off if we could buy his furniture, and plate, and pictures, by clubbing together.
c.1200, "thick stick used as a weapon," from Old Norse klubba "cudgel" or a similar Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish klubba, Danish klubbe), assimilated from Proto-Germanic *klumbon, related to clump (n.). Old English words for this were sagol, cycgel. Specific sense of "bat used in games" is from mid-15c.
The club suit in the deck of cards (1560s) bears the correct name (Spanish basto, Italian bastone), but the pattern adopted on English cards is the French trefoil. Cf. Danish klőver, Dutch klaver "a club at cards," literally "a clover."
The social club (1660s) apparently evolved from this word from the verbal sense "gather in a club-like mass" (1620s), then, as a noun, "association of people" (1640s).
We now use the word clubbe for a sodality in a tavern. [John Aubrey, 1659]Club sandwich recorded by 1899, apparently as a type of sandwich served in clubs; club soda is 1877, originally a proprietary name.
Admission to membership of clubs is commonly by ballot. Clubs are now an important feature of social life in all large cities, many of them occupying large buildings containing reading-rooms, libraries, restaurants, etc. [Century Dictionary, 1902]
I got a good mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it. [Rufus T. Firefly]
"to hit with a club," 1590s, from club (v.). Meaning "gather in a club-like mass" is from 1620s. Related: Clubbed; clubbing.
CLUB, verb (military). -- In manoeuvring troops, so to blunder the word of command that the soldiers get into a position from which they cannot extricate themselves by ordinary tactics. [Farmer & Henley]
clubbing club·bing (klŭb'ĭng)
A condition affecting the fingers and toes in which the extremities are broadened and the nails are shiny and abnormally curved.
Participation in a party scene, individually or as part of a group, esp in an urban setting; going out to nightclubs: tired of reading about Paris Hilton and Lindsey Lohan's clubbing