- 1 1.1 c (stem — of bamboo) caña (f); (— of raspberry, blackberry) tallo (m) leñosoMore example sentences
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- They brought the eggs back to Constantinople in hollow canes.
- Stam's choice would be this black bamboo whose arching canes can have the gleam of polished ebony.
- Now Alex observed that the third leg was much skinnier than the other two, like a tree branch or a cane.
(sugar cane)caña (f) de azúcar (before n) cane sugar azúcar (m) de caña 1.3 u (for wickerwork) mimbre (m)More example sentences
- Cut out all the old fruiting canes from raspberries, loganberries and blackberries and tie in the new shoots.
- This disease reduces raspberry yields by wilting, stunting, and eventually killing the fruiting cane or the entire plant.
- Prune the flowering side shoots to two to three buds above the structural canes during the dormant season.
- Every morning he heads out with a flute and two cane baskets flung across his shoulder on a bamboo pole.
- On the ground floor of the venue, an eye-catching collection of cane furniture in a variety of shapes and styles, grabs the attention of visitors.
- The business originally sold pottery, cane furniture and giftware at premises further down the road and was opened as a joint venture between Mrs Noon and her late husband Ronald.
- 2 c 2.1 (walking stick) bastón (m) 2.2 (for punishment) palmeta (f) he got the cane le dieron con la palmetaMore example sentences2.3 (for supporting plants) rodrigón (m), tutor (m)
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- The ultimate sanction of the cane still existed but was rarely applied.
- In my day discipline was meted out with either the cane or a strap across the backside.
- I'm very pleased to say I missed out on the days of school corporal punishment and thankfully was never exposed to the cane or other similar infamous tools of torture.
- Similarly, canes or walking sticks are often coated with Teflon, so that they will not slip on hard, smooth surfaces.
- My son is off his crutches now but still walks with a cane for support and is always in pain by the end of the day.
- Go for a hike in the Alps and you'll notice a curious thing: Euros love their walking canes.
Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.
- castigar* con la palmeta the teacher caned him el profesor lo castigó con la palmetaMore example sentences
- I remember anticipating the possible punishment of being caned for writing about ‘an enemy’ - a Western Christian woman - and later being admonished by mum for provoking the authorities.
- Being pregnant, I couldn't be caned, lashed or put in the stocks.
- But my wails fell on deaf ears as she continued caning me.