club

club
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club [1] NOUN 1) an association dedicated to a particular interest or activity. 2) an organization offering members social amenities, meals, and temporary residence. 3) a nightclub with dance music.
VERB (clubbed, clubbing) 1) (club together) combine with others to do something, especially to collect a sum of money. 2) informal go out to nightclubs.
DERIVATIVES clubber noun.
ORIGIN formed obscurely from CLUB(Cf. ↑clubber).
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club [2] NOUN 1) a heavy stick with a thick end, used as a weapon. 2) (also golf club) a club used to hit the ball in golf, with a heavy wooden or metal head on a slender shaft. 3) (clubs) one of the four suits in a conventional pack of playing cards, denoted by a black trefoil.
VERB (clubbed, clubbing) beat with a club or similar implement.
ORIGIN Old Norse; related to CLUMP(Cf. ↑clump).

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