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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): (n.) Stems of other plants are sometimes called canes; as, the canes of a raspberry.

(2): (n.) A lance or dart made of cane.

(3): (v. t.) To make or furnish with cane or rattan; as, to cane chairs.

(4): (n.) A name given to several peculiar palms, species of Calamus and Daemanorops, having very long, smooth flexible stems, commonly called rattans.

(5): (n.) A walking stick; a staff; - so called because originally made of one the species of cane.

(6): (n.) A local European measure of length. See Canna.

(7): (v. t.) To beat with a cane.

(8): (n.) Any plant with long, hard, elastic stems, as reeds and bamboos of many kinds; also, the sugar cane.

King James Dictionary [2]

CANE, n.

1. In botany, this term is applied to several species of plants belonging to several species of plants belonging to different genera, such as Arundo, Calamus, Saccharum, &c. Among these is the bamboo of the East Indies, with a strong stem, which serves for pipes, poles, and walking sticks. The sugar cane, a native of Asia, Africa and America, furnishes the juice from which are made, sugar, melasses and spirit. See Sugar Cane. 2. A walking stick. 3. A long measure, in several countries of Europe at Naples, the length  Isaiah 7 feet 3 inches in Thoulouse in France, 5 feet 8 inches in Provence, &c., 6 feet 5 inches.

CANE, To beat with a cane or walking stick.

Easton's Bible Dictionary [3]

 Isaiah 43:24 Jeremiah 6:20 Kaneh   1 Kings 14:15 Job 40:21 Isaiah 19:6 35:7 Psalm 68:30  2 Kings 18:21 Isaiah 36:6 Ezekiel 29:6,7Calamus

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary [4]

Or Calamus, Sweet Song of  Song of Solomon 4:14 , an aromatic reed mentioned among the drugs of which the sacred perfumes were compounded,  Exodus 30:23 . The true odoriferous calamus or grass came from India; and the prophets speak of it as a foreign commodity of great value,  Isaiah 43:24   Jeremiah 6:20   Ezekiel 27:19 .

Smith's Bible Dictionary [5]

Cane. See Reed .

Holman Bible Dictionary [6]


Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [7]

CANE . See Reed.

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [8]

Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. Bibliography InformationMcClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Cane'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature [9]

Cane (or Calamus), Sweet, an aromatic reed, mentioned among the drugs with which sacred perfumes were compounded (). [REED]