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See also: cane brake
canebrake (plural canebrakes)
- (US) A dense thicket of sugarcane, bamboo or similar plants.
1865, Cecil B. Hartley, Life and Times of Colonel Daniel Boone, page 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 . . .