club
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English clubbe, from Old Norse klubba; akin to Old High German kolbo club Date: 13th century 1. a. a heavy usually tapering staff especially of wood wielded as a weapon b. a stick or bat used to hit a ball in any of various games c. something resembling a club 2. a. a playing card marked with a stylized figure of a black clover b. plural but singular or plural in construction the suit comprising cards marked with clubs 3. a. an association of persons for some common object usually jointly supported and meeting periodically; also a group identified by some common characteristic <
nations in the nuclear club
>
b. the meeting place of a club <
lunch at the club
>
c. an association of persons participating in a plan by which they agree to make regular payments or purchases in order to secure some advantage d. nightclub e. an athletic association or team 4. club sandwichclubbish adjective II. verb (clubbed; clubbing) Date: 1593 transitive verb 1. a. to beat or strike with or as if with a club b. to gather into a club-shaped mass <
clubbed her hair
>
2. a. to unite or combine for a common cause b. to contribute to a common fund intransitive verb 1. to form a club ; combine 2. to pay a share of a common expense 3. nightclub

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