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Definitions of club

  1. strike with a club or a bludgeon
  2. unite with a common purpose; " The two men clubbed together"
  3. stout stick that is larger at one end; " he carried a club in self defense"; " he felt as if he had been hit with a club"
  4. a playing card in the minor suit of clubs ( having one or more black trefoils on it); " he led a small club"; " clubs were trumps"
  5. gather and spend time together; " They always club together"
  6. A heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded the hand; a weapon; a cudgel.
  7. Any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the trefoil or clover leaf. ( pl.) The suit of cards having such figure.
  8. 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.
  9. A joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund.
  10. To beat with a club.
  11. To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion.
  12. To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions.
  13. To raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense.
  14. To form a club; to combine for the promotion of some common object; to unite.
  15. To pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense; to pay for something by contribution.
  16. To drift in a current with an anchor out.
  17. A heavy stick; one of the suits of playing cards; a number of persons associated for a common purpose or mutual benefit.
  18. To beat with a cudgel; to give to a common expense.
  19. To combine for a common purpose.
  20. Clubbed.
  21. Clubbing.
  22. An association of persons for the promotion of a common object, as literature, politics, pleasure, etc.
  23. To join together for some common end: to share in a common expense:- pr. p. clubbing; pa. p. clubbed.
  24. A heavy tapering stick, knobby or massy at one end, used to strike with: a cudgel: one of the four suits of cards ( called in Sp. bastos, cudgels or clubs).
  25. An association of persons for a common purpose; a heavy stick; one of the suits of cards.
  26. To join in a club.
  27. To unite for a purpose; contribute to a common fund; to strike with a club; wield as a club.
  28. To beat with a club; use like a club.
  29. A black three - lobed spot on a playing card; a card so marked.
  30. To contribute to a common purpose; combine; join; form a club.
  31. An organization of persons, as for social intercourse; a club house or club - room.
  32. A stick or piece of wood, with one end thicker and heavier than the other; a thick heavy stick; a stick bent and weighted at the end for driving a ball; a knot; one of the four suits of cards, so named from the emblem which it bears among the Spauiards, though with us its emblem is the trefoil.
  33. A number of persons associated for the promotion of some common purpose, as of social intercourse, literature, science, politics, & c., and who are usually governed by certain self- imposed regulations or by- laws; the collective body of members composing a club, or who support a club- house; a share or proportion paid to form a common stock, or the fund thus raised; joint charge or effort.
  34. To beat with a club. To club the musket, to wield it so as to beat with the butt- end.
  35. To combine means for a purpose, each contributor paying an equal share.
  36. To join as in a club; to pay an equal proportion of a common reckoning or charge.
  37. A stick with one end heavier than the other; a thick heavy stick or cudgel for beating or defence; a principal war weapon in ancient times, and now in barbarous countries; a number of persons associated for some common purpose; the name of one of the suits of cards.
  38. To unite for some common end; to pay a share of a common reckoning; to beat with a club; to turn up and place together the club- ends of a number of rifles.

Usage examples for club

  1. He had sent his car away when he arrived, as it was but a step to the Yacht Club where he slept. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  2. We had to club half a dozen of them as soon as they were lifted aboard. – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  3. Probably at his Club. – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  4. You know quite well that if I can't be here I have to go to my club. – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  5. It's the poor man's club. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  6. " Yes; it is a club of about twenty young fellows. – Richard Dare's Venture by Edward Stratemeyer
  7. It's out towa'd de boat club." – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt
  8. Once only I ventured alone into the Authors' Club Saturday meeting, and none of my own friends happened to be there. – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn
  9. In this club at least. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  10. The name Vincent's came from a printer's shop, above which the club had its rooms. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  11. He was at the club last night. – The Chautauqua Girls At Home by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  12. I reckon that was the reason she jumped on me so hard at the club. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  13. My own guess is that it is the man who's looking to get control of the club, and that man is Garrity. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  14. The club is since my time- are they about much, the men? – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  15. What's the matter with the Boat Club? – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  16. Besides, I'd like to be able to tell the girls that there wasn't such a club any moah. – The Little Colonel at Boarding-School by Annie Fellows Johnston
  17. It would have to be brought before the Club. – Humour of the North by Lawrence J. Burpee
  18. The talk had turned on the subject of the Club Horse Show. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
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