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Meaning of CLUB

Pronunciation:  klub

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink; "don't expect a good meal at a cabaret"; "the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night"; "he played the drums at a jazz club"
  2. [n]  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"
  3. [n]  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"
  4. [n]  a building occupied by a club; "the clubhouse needed a new roof"
  5. [n]  golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
  6. [n]  a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together; "each club played six home games with teams in its own division"
  7. [n]  a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
  8. [v]  strike with a club or a bludgeon
  9. [v]  gather and spend time together; "They always club together"
  10. [v]  unite with a common purpose; "The two men clubbed together"

CLUB is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: ball club, baseball club, bludgeon, cabaret, clubhouse, gild, golfclub, guild, lodge, nightclub, nightspot, nine, order, society
 See Also: assemble, association, athenaeum, atheneum, baseball league, baseball team, bat, billy, billystick, bludgeon, boat club, bookclub, building, chapter, chess club, club head, club member, clubhead, clubroom, country club, cudgel, dive, edifice, foregather, forgather, frat, fraternity, gather, glee club, golf club, golf equipment, golfclub head, hit, honkytonk, hunt, hunt club, Indian club, investors club, iron, jockey club, knobkerrie, knobkerry, lathee, lathi, meet, minor suit, nightstick, playing card, racket club, reading room, rowing club, secret society, service club, slate club, sorority, spot, stick, supper club, truncheon, turnverein, unify, unite, wood, yacht club



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Club\, n. [CF. Icel. klubba, klumba, club, klumbuf?ir a
    clubfoot, SW. klubba club, Dan. klump lump, klub a club, G.
    klumpen clump, kolben club, and E. clump.]
    1. A heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded the
       hand; a weapon; a cudgel.
             But make you ready your stiff bats and clubs; Rome
             and her rats are at the point of battle. --Shak.
    2. [Cf. the Spanish name bastos, and Sp. baston staff, club.]
       Any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the
       trefoil or clover leaf. (pl.) The suit of cards having
       such figure.
    3. 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.
             They talked At wine, in clubs, of art, of politics.
             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.              --Macaulay.
    4. A joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a
       contribution to a common fund.
             They laid down the club.              --L'Estrange.
             We dined at a French house, but paid ten shillings
             for our part of the club.             --Pepys.
    {Club law}, government by violence; lynch law; anarchy.
    {Club moss} (Bot.), an evergreen mosslike plant, much used in
       winter decoration. The best know species is {Lycopodium
       clavatum}, but other {Lycopodia} are often called by this
       name. The spores form a highly inflammable powder.
    {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.
  2. \Club\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To beat with a club.
    2. (Mil.) To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion.
             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.
    3. To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a
       common end; as, to club exertions.
    4. To raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to
       club the expense.
    {To club a musket} (Mil.), to turn the breach uppermost, so
       as to use it as a club.
  3. \Club\, v. i.
    1. To form a club; to combine for the promotion of some
       common object; to unite.
             Till grosser atoms, tumbling in the stream Of fancy,
             madly met, and clubbed into a dream.  --Dryden.
    2. To pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge
       or expense; to pay for something by contribution.
             The owl, the raven, and the bat, Clubbed for a
             feather to his hat.                   --Swift.
    3. (Naut.) To drift in a current with an anchor out.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a club in your dream means feelings of aggression or submission depending if the club is used by or against you. It is also symbolic of virility and combativeness.
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