What does caning mean?

caning meaning in General Dictionary

one thing manufactured from interlaced slim branches of specially willow

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  • work made of interlaced slim branches (especially willow limbs)
  • of Cane

caning meaning in Legal Dictionary

n. a discipline for crimes employed in particular Asian countries (notably Singapore) also for misdemeanors (reduced crimes) when the found guilty defendant obtains several eyelashes with a flexible "cane" meted out by a husky and skilled whipper. Such corporal punishment as a certain discipline or sentence thus far is as yet not known within the last few century in the United States.