What is Cane ?
Cane is (noun) 1. a strong stem of a plant, especially of tall thin plants like bamboo a field of sugar cane 2. a walking stick cut from the stem of a plant She was leaning heavily on a cane as she walked up the path. 3. an occasion when someone is beaten with a stick He often had the cane when he was at school.(verb) to beat someone with a stick as a punishment He was often caned when he was at school.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level