rattan englannista suomeksi
A cane made from this material.
1906, Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden, ''Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula''
- He who first acts as striker asks the other how many blows of the rattan he will bear on his forearm without crying out.
- “My Continental prominence is improving,” I commented dryly. ¶ Von Lindowe cut at a furze bush with his silver-mounted rattan. ¶ “Quite so,” he said as dryly, his hand at his mustache. “I may say if your intentions were known your life would not be worth a curse.”
2008, Jean-François Bayart, Andrew Brown, ''Global Subjects: A Political Critique of Globalization''
- (..)the rattan is still a valued instrument of discipline(nb..)
To beat with a rattan cane.
1915, Edward Walford, George Latimer Apperson, ''The Antiquary'' (volume 51, page 56)
- Meanwhile Captain Colville rattaned Pearson very severely (..)