As the marines followed Green in, led by Major Russell with his rattan cane, one of them was shot in the face, and another killed.
This is effected by inclining it downward every day, a piece of rattan or vine being used to retain it in position.
He walked to the jetty and began casting off the rattan painter of his canoe.
Two more rings, the same size as the first one, are made with the other pieces of rattan.
The fastenings of the entire work were of rattan, which is found in plenty.
The men dreaded it more than they did even his rattan, and that, in his hand, was a somewhat formidable weapon.
There may be a couch, or more of them, of bamboo and rattan.
Then I walk up and down energetically while we are waiting for a new stock of rattan, but that has no better effect.
This is played with a light ball or woven framework of rattan.
But always it was lined up again to face the man who rapped its knees with the rattan.
1650s, from Malay rotan, from raut "to trim, strip, peel, pare."