canebrake

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canebrake (plural canebrakes)

  1. (US) A dense thicket of sugarcane, bamboo or similar plants.
    • 1865, Cecil B. Hartley, Life and Times of Colonel Daniel Boone, p. 52,
      While roving carelessly from canebrake to canebrake, and admiring the rank growth of vegetation, and the variety of timber which marked the fertility of the soil . . .

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