|Origin:||Old Provençal cana, from Latin canna, from Greek kanna, from a Semitic language|
thin pieces of the stems of plants, used for making furniture and baskets:
a cane chair
a long thin stick made from the stem of a plant, used for supporting other plants in a garden
a long thin stick with a curved handle that you can use to help you walk
a stick that was used in the past by teachers to hit children with as a punishment:
Children knew that if they misbehaved they would get the cane.