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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj club-shaped shaped in the form of a club that is larger at one end
    • adj club-shaped shaped in the form of the black trefoil or clover leaf on some playing cards
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Club-shaped Enlarged gradually at the end, as the antennæ of certain insects.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • club-shaped Shaped like a club; clavate.
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In literature:

It was one of those queer-shaped war-clubs some Eastern tribes use.
"The Wisdom of Father Brown" by G. K. Chesterton
Does any man know where we can get anything in the shape of clubs?
"To Him That Hath" by Ralph Connor
So he catched this branch and broke it off from the tree and shaped it to a club of some sort.
"The Story of the Champions of the Round Table" by Howard Pyle
Sub-clavate: somewhat thickened toward tip; but not quite club-shaped.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
There were feathers in his crisp dark hair, and slung over his shoulder a strange shaped club.
"Queensland Cousins" by Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
It is merely a club-shaped body, growing from the ground.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
The shaping of his clubs previously had been done by a rude tearing or hammering off of their twigs.
"Man And His Ancestor" by Charles Morris
Fruit club-shaped, dark scarlet, sweet and insipid; ripe in August.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
In Helvella the cap is very irregular and reflexed, and in Mitrula the cap is ovate or club shaped and smooth.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
The spores are aided in their discharge and dissemination by four club-shaped threads attached to one part of them.
"The Elements of Botany" by Asa Gray
It appears with as distinct a shape as the Jacobin Club or the Orange Lodges, side by side with the government.
"Dante. An essay." by R. W. Church
Get him in shape for the fall meet of the Athletic Club.
"The Triumph of Virginia Dale" by John Francis, Jr.
He had received many lessons about shaping tomahawks and war clubs, and how to use them.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Find the feelers; if they are club-shaped, your specimen is a male.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
Three years later he killed the animal and found the ova had developed into twisted, club-shaped, hollow sacs.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
The clubs of the antennae are about twice as long as broad and curiously spoon-shaped.
"Butterflies Worth Knowing" by Clarence M. Weed
Some men take their club shape, such as it is, and find a sufficient satisfaction in it.
"Atlantic Classics" by Various
The club is received in the deep cup-shaped excavation of the second joint.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 648, June 2, 1888." by Various
Ovary superior; fruit a club-shaped nutlet.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
The heart-shaped knob on the top of the club shown in Fig.
"The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley" by Harlan Ingersoll Smith

In news:

The son of a gospel singer, Bice 's career began to take shape when he worked the Southern club circuit in a number of bands.
Clubs are afraid that unless they show less shapely people, the unfit and flabby majority of Americans won't feel at home.
There's no doubt that at least some of the deals that shaped the modern oil and gas industry were hatched at the bar and at dinner tables in Houston's Petroleum Club.
Through Leo clubs, we shape the future by giving young people an opportunity to serve the community and learn valuable leadership skills.
T he St Kilda football club players have been easy to spot in Boulder this past week, wearing matching black-and-red uniforms and holding oddly shaped footballs.
Adults look a bit like little dragonflies, but they have long clubbed shaped antennae.
Many New Year's resolutions center around getting in shape, and this time of year sends many people to health club s around the Triangle.
Pink was a notorious wild child, and in the new issue of Shape magazine, she opened up about the time she did way too many drugs at a club back when she was 15.
The historic building is not in great shape, but inside is a welcoming environment where members of the city's service clubs and many of the leather crowd meet and mingle.
The Minnesota-shaped green on the par-3 seventh hole at the Alexandria Golf Club sits covered as it goes through the growing process after a major remodeling was finished.
Your LAST CHANCE to get into shape with Cornbread in the 6 week slim down and Club Fitness and your chance to WIN a TRIP to Jamaica Mon'.
Best Health Club In-Shape Health Clubs — Max clean Best Athletic Event Oakland Marathon.

In science:

The shapes of the vertices represent the two groups into which the club split as the result of an internal dispute.
Fast algorithm for detecting community structure in networks
The shapes of the vertices represent the alignments of the club members following the split and, as we can see, the division found by the algorithm corresponds almost perfectly to these alignments; only one vertex, number 10, is classified wrongly.
Fast algorithm for detecting community structure in networks