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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Club \Club\ (kl[u^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clubbed (kl[u^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Clubbing.] 1. To beat with a club. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) To throw, or allow to fall, into confusion. [1913 Webster] To club a battalion implies a temporary inability in the commanding officer to restore any given body of men to their natural front in line or column. --Farrow. [1913 Webster] 3. To unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions. [1913 Webster] 4. To raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense. [1913 Webster] To club a musket (Mil.), to turn the breach uppermost, so as to use it as a club. [1913 Webster]