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1) N-COUNT A club is an organization of people interested in a particular activity or subject who usually meet on a regular basis.

...the Chorlton Conservative Club.

...a youth club...

He was club secretary.

2) N-COUNT: oft poss N A club is a place where the members of a club meet.

I stopped in at the club for a drink.

3) N-COUNT A club is a team which competes in sporting competitions.

...the New York Yankees baseball club.

...Liverpool football club.

4) N-COUNT A club is the same as a nightclub.

It's a big dance hit in the clubs.

...the London club scene.

5) N-COUNT A club is a long, thin, metal stick with a piece of wood or metal at one end that you use to hit the ball in golf.

...a six-iron club.

6) N-COUNT A club is a thick heavy stick that can be used as a weapon.

Men armed with knives and clubs attacked his home.

7) VERB To club a person or animal means to hit them hard with a thick heavy stick or a similar weapon.

[V n] Two thugs clubbed him with baseball bats...

[V n to n] Clubbing baby seals to death for their pelts is wrong.

8) N-UNCOUNT-COLL Clubs is one of the four suits in a pack of playing cards. Each card in the suit is marked with one or more black symbols: ♣.

...the ace of clubs.

Phrasal Verbs:
A club is a playing card of this suit.

The next player discarded a club.

English dictionary. 2008.


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