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club

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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13 in 13 verses (in OT : 13 in 13 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

clubn. [Cf. Icel. klubba, klumba, club, klumbuf a clubfoot, SW. klubba club, Dan. klump lump, klub a club, G. klumpen clump, kolben club, and E. clump.].
  •  A heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded with the hand; a weapon; a cudgel.  [1913 Webster]
    "But make you ready your stiff bats and clubs;
    Rome and her rats are at the point of battle.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the trefoil or clover leaf. (pl.) The suit of cards having such figure.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An association of persons for the promotion of some common object, as literature, science, politics, good fellowship, etc.; esp. an association supported by equal assessments or contributions of the members.  [1913 Webster]
    "They talked
    At wine, in clubs, of art, of politics.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "He [Goldsmith] was one of the nine original members of that celebrated fraternity which has sometimes been called the Literary Club, but which has always disclaimed that epithet, and still glories in the simple name of the Club."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund.  [1913 Webster]
    "They laid down the club."  [1913 Webster]
    "We dined at a French house, but paid ten shillings for our part of the club."  [1913 Webster]
Club law, government by violence; lynch law; anarchy. Addison. -
Club root (Bot.), a disease of cabbages, by which the roots become distorted and the heads spoiled. -- Club topsail (Naut.), a kind of gaff topsail, used mostly by yachts having a fore-and-aft rig. It has a short “club” or “jack yard” to increase its spread.
clubv. t. 
  •  To beat with a club.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion.  [1913 Webster]
    "To club a battalion implies a temporary inability in the commanding officer to restore any given body of men to their natural front in line or column."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense.  [1913 Webster]
To club a musket (Mil.), to turn the breach uppermost, so as to use it as a club.
clubv. i. 
  •  To form a club; to combine for the promotion of some common object; to unite.  [1913 Webster]
    "Till grosser atoms, tumbling in the stream
    Of fancy, madly met, and clubbed into a dream.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense; to pay for something by contribution.  [1913 Webster]
    "The owl, the raven, and the bat,
    Clubbed for a feather to his hat.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To drift in a current with an anchor out.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

club, n. & v.
--n.
1 a heavy stick with a thick end, used as a weapon etc.
2 a stick used in a game, esp. a stick with a head used in golf.
3 a a playing-card of a suit denoted by a black trefoil. b (in pl.) this suit.
4 an association of persons united by a common interest, usu. meeting periodically for a shared activity (tennis club; yacht club).
5 an organization or premises offering members social amenities, meals and temporary residence, etc.
6 an organization offering subscribers certain benefits (book club).
7 a group of persons, nations, etc., having something in common.
8 = CLUBHOUSE.
9 a structure or organ, esp. in a plant, with a knob at the end.
--v. (clubbed, clubbing)
1 tr. beat with or as with a club.
2 intr. (foll. by together, with) combine for joint action, esp. making up a sum of money for a purpose.
3 tr. contribute (money etc.) to a common stock.

Idiom
club-class a class of fare on aircraft etc. designed for the business traveller. club-foot a congenitally deformed foot. club-footed having a club-foot. club-man (pl. -men) a member of one or more clubs (in sense 5 of n.). club-root a disease of cabbages etc. with swelling at the base of the stem. club sandwich US a sandwich with two layers of filling between three slices of toast or bread. in the club Brit. sl. pregnant. on the club colloq. receiving relief from the funds of a benefit society.
Derivative
clubber n.
Etymology
ME f. ON klubba assim. form of klumba club, rel. to CLUMP

THESAURUS

club

Elizabethan theater, Globe Theatre, Greek theater, affiliate, agate, alliance, ally, amphitheater, arena theater, associate, association, auditorium, ball, band together, baseball bat, baste, bastinado, bat, baths, baton, battering ram, battledore, bauble, be in cahoots, beat, belabor, belt, billy, billy club, birch, blackjack, blocks, bludgeon, brotherhood, buffet, bunch, bunch up, cabal, cabaret, cane, casino, cement a union, centralize, checkerboard, chessboard, circle theater, club together, clubhouse, cockhorse, combine, come together, company, concert hall, confederate, confraternity, confrerie, consociate, consortium, conspire, cooperate, cosh, country club, couple, cowhide, cricket bat, cudgel, cue, cut, doll, doll carriage, drub, federalize, federate, federation, fellowship, ferule, flagellate, flail, flog, fraternal order, fraternity, fustigate, gambling house, gang, gang up, gathering place, gewgaw, gimcrack, give a whipping, give the stick, go in partners, go in partnership, golf club, guild, hall, hangout, haunt, health resort, hobbyhorse, hook up with, horsewhip, house, jack-in-the-box, jacks, jackstones, jackstraws, join forces, join fortunes with, join together, join up with, join with, kickshaw, knickknack, knobkerrie, knout, lace, lambaste, lash, lay on, league, life preserver, little theater, lodge, mace, marble, marionette, marry, meeting place, mig, morning star, music hall, night spot, nightclub, nightstick, opera, opera house, order, organization, organize, outdoor theater, paddle, pair, pair off, pandybat, paper doll, partner, pick-up sticks, pinwheel, pistol-whip, playhouse, plaything, pommel, pummel, puppet, purlieu, quarterstaff, racket, rag doll, rallying point, ram, rattan, rawhide, resort, rocking horse, rod, ruler, sandbag, scourge, secret society, shillelagh, showboat, sisterhood, smite, society, sodality, sorority, spa, spank, spontoon, sport, springs, staff, stamping ground, stand together, stand up with, stave, steelie, stick, strap, stripe, swinge, switch, taw, team up, team up with, team with, teetotum, theater, theater-in-the-round, theatron, thrash, throw in with, thump, tie in with, tie up with, top, toy, toy soldier, trinket, trounce, truncheon, union, unionize, unite with, wallop, war club, watering place, wed, whale, whim-wham, whip, whop

ROGET THESAURUS

club

Focus

N focus, point of convergence, corradiation, center, gathering place, resort haunt retreat, venue, rendezvous, rallying point, headquarters, home, club, depot, trysting place, place of meeting, place of resort, place of assignation, point de reunion, issue.

Party

N party, faction, side, denomination, communion, set, crew, band, horde, posse, phalanx, family, clan, team, tong, council, community, body, fellowship, sodality, solidarity, confraternity, familistere, familistery, brotherhood, sisterhood, knot, gang, clique, ring, circle, group, crowd, in-crowd, coterie, club, casino, machine, Tammany, Tammany Hall, corporation, corporate body, guild, establishment, company, copartnership, partnership, firm, house, joint concern, joint-stock company, cahoot, combine, trust, society, association, institute, institution, union, trades union, league, syndicate, alliance, Verein, Bund, Zollverein, combination, Turnverein, league offensive and defensive, alliance offensive and defensive, coalition, federation, confederation, confederacy, junto, cabal, camarilla, camorra, brigue, freemasonry, party spirit, Confederates, Conservatives, Democrats, Federalists, Federals, Freemason, Knight Templar, Kuklux, Kuklux Klan, KKK, Liberals, Luddites, Republicans, Socialists, Tories, Whigs staff, dramatis personae, in league, in partnership, in alliance, bonded together, banded together, linked, joined together, embattled, confederated, federative, joint, hand in hand, side by side, shoulder to shoulder, en masse, in the same boat.

Arms

N arm, arms, weapon, deadly weapon, armament, armaments, armature, panoply, stand of arms, armor, armory, apparatus belli, ammunition, powder, powder and shot, cartridge, ball cartridge, cartouche, fireball, villainous saltpeter, dumdum bullet, explosive, gunpowder, guncotton, mercury fulminate, picrates, pentaerythritol tetranitrate, PETN, high explosive, trinitrotoluene, TNT, dynamite, melinite, cordite, lyddite, plastic explosive, plastique, pyroxyline, sword, saber, broadsword, cutlass, falchion, scimitar, cimeter, brand, whinyard, bilbo, glaive, glave, rapier, skean, Toledo, Ferrara, tuck, claymore, adaga, baselard, Lochaber ax, skean dhu, creese, kris, dagger, dirk, banger, poniard, stiletto, stylet, dudgeon, bayonet, sword-bayonet, sword-stick, side arms, foil, blade, steel, ax, bill, pole-ax, battle-ax, gisarme, halberd, partisan, tomahawk, bowie knife, ataghan, attaghan, yataghan, yatacban, assagai, assegai, good sword, trusty sword, naked sword, cold steel, club, mace, truncheon, staff, bludgeon, cudgel, life preserver, shillelah, sprig, hand staff, quarter staff, bat, cane, stick, knuckle duster, billy, blackjack, sandbag, waddy, gun, piece, firearms, artillery, ordnance, siege train, battering train, park, battery, cannon, gun of position, heavy gun, field piece, mortar, howitzer, carronade, culverin, basilisk, falconet, jingal, swivel, pederero, bouche a feu, petard, torpedo, mitrailleur, mitrailleuse, infernal machine, smooth bore, rifled cannon, Armstrong gun, Lancaster gun, Paixhan gun, Whitworth gun, Parrott gun, Krupp gun, Gatling gun, Maxim gun, machine gun, pompom, ten pounder, small arms, musket, musketry, firelock, fowling piece, rifle, fusil, caliver, carbine, blunderbuss, musketoon, Brown Bess, matchlock, harquebuss, arquebus, haguebut, pistol, postolet, petronel, small bore, breach-loader, muzzle-loader, revolver, repeater, Minis rifle, Enfield rifle, Flobert rifle, Westley Richards rifle, Snider rifle, Martini-Henry rifle, Lee-Metford rifle, Lee-Enfield rifle, Mauser rifle, magazine rifle, needle gun, chassepot, wind gun, air gun, automatic gun, automatic pistol, escopet, escopette, gunflint, gun- lock, hackbut, shooter, shooting iron, six-shooter, shotgun, Uzzi, assault rifle, Kalashnikov, bow, crossbow, balister, catapult, sling, battering ram, gunnery, ballistics, missile, bolt, projectile, shot, ball, grape, grape shot, canister shot, bar shot, cannon shot, langrel shot, langrage shot, round shot, chain shot, balista, ballista, slung shot, trebucbet, trebucket, bullet, slug, stone, brickbat, grenade, shell, bomb, carcass, rocket, congreve, congreve rocket, shrapnel, mitraille, levin bolt, levin brand, thunderbolt, pike, lance, spear, spontoon, javelin, dart, jereed, jerid, arrow, reed, shaft, bolt, boomerang, harpoon, gaff, eelspear, oxgoad, weet-weet, wommerah, cattle prod, chemical mace, en flute, nervos belli pecuniam infinitam.

Abode

N abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, diggings, seat, lap, sojourn, housing, quarters, headquarters, resiance, tabernacle, throne, ark, home, fatherland, country, homestead, homestall, fireside, hearth, hearth stone, chimney corner, inglenook, ingle side, harem, seraglio, zenana, household gods, lares et penates, roof, household, housing, dulce domum, paternal domicile, native soil, native land, habitat, range, stamping ground, haunt, hangout, biosphere, environment, ecological niche, nest, nidus, snuggery, arbor, bower, lair, den, cave, hole, hiding place, cell, sanctum sanctorum, aerie, eyrie, eyry, rookery, hive, covert, resort, retreat, perch, roost, nidification, kala jagah, bivouac, camp, encampment, cantonment, castrametation, barrack, casemate, casern, tent, building, chamber, xenodochium, tenement, messuage, farm, farmhouse, grange, hacienda, toft, cot, cabin, hut, chalet, croft, shed, booth, stall, hovel, bothy, shanty, dugout, wigwam, pen, barn, bawn, kennel, sty, doghold, cote, coop, hutch, byre, cow house, cow shed, stable, dovecote, columbary, columbarium, shippen, igloo, iglu, jacal, lacustrine dwelling, lacuslake dwelling, lacuspile dwelling, log cabin, log house, shack, shebang, tepee, topek, house, mansion, place, villa, cottage, box, lodge, hermitage, rus in urbe, folly, rotunda, tower, chateau, castle, pavilion, hotel, court, manor-house, capital messuage, hall, palace, kiosk, bungalow, casa, country seat, apartment house, flat house, frame house, shingle house, tenement house, temple, hamlet, village, thorp, dorp, ham, kraal, borough, burgh, town, city, capital, metropolis, suburb, province, country, county town, county seat, courthouse, ghetto, street, place, terrace, parade, esplanade, alameda, board walk, embankment, road, row, lane, alley, court, quadrangle, quad, wynd, close, yard, passage, rents, buildings, mews, square, polygon, circus, crescent, mall, piazza, arcade, colonnade, peristyle, cloister, gardens, grove, residences, block of buildings, market place, place, plaza, anchorage, roadstead, roads, dock, basin, wharf, quay, port, harbor, quarter, parish, assembly room, meetinghouse, pump room, spa, watering place, inn, hostel, hostelry, hotel, tavern, caravansary, dak bungalow, khan, hospice, public house, pub, pot house, mug house, gin mill, gin palace, bar, bar room, barrel house, cabaret, chophouse, club, clubhouse, cookshop, dive, exchange, grill room, saloon, shebeen, coffee house, eating house, canteen, restaurant, buffet, cafe, estaminet, posada, almshouse, poorhouse, townhouse, garden, park, pleasure ground, plaisance, demesne, cage, terrarium, doghouse, pen, aviary, barn, stall, zoo, urban, metropolitan, suburban, provincial, rural, rustic, domestic, cosmopolitan, palatial, eigner Hert ist goldes Werth, even cities have their graves, ubi libertas ibi patria, home sweet home.

Sociality

N sociality, sociability, sociableness, social intercourse, consociation, intercourse, intercommunity, consortship, companionship, comradeship, clubbism, esprit de corps, conviviality, good fellowship, good company, joviality, jollity, savoir vivre, festivity, festive board, merrymaking, loving cup, hospitality, heartiness, cheer, welcome, welcomeness, greeting, hearty welcome, hearty reception, warm reception, urbanity, familiarity, good fellow, jolly fellow, bon enfant, bawcock, social circle, family circle, circle of acquaintance, coterie, society, company, social gathering, social reunion, assembly, barbecue, bee, corn-husking, corn-shucking, house raising, barn raising, husking, husking-bee, infare, party, entertainment, reception, levee, at, home, conversazione, soiree, matin_ee, evening party, morning party, afternoon party, bridge party, garden party, surprise party, kettle, kettle drum, partie carr_ee, dish of tea, ridotto, rout, housewarming, ball, festival, smoker, smoker-party, sociable, stag party, hen party, tamasha, tea-party, tea-fight, (amusement), the feast of reason and the flow of soul, birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve party, Thanksgiving Day Dinner, bonenkai, wedding reception, visiting, round of visits, call, morning call, interview, assignation, tryst, trysting place, appointment, club, sociable, companionable, clubbable, conversable, cosy, cosey, chatty, conversational, homiletical, convivial, festive, festal, jovial, jolly, hospitable, welcome, welcome as the roses in May, f=eted, entertained, free and easy, hall fellow well met, familiar, on visiting terms, acquainted, social, neighborly, international, gregarious, en famille, in the family circle, sans fa, arm in arm, a crowd is not company, be bright and jovial among your guests tonight, his worth is warrant for his welcome, let's be red with mirth, welcome the coming speed the parting guest.


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