See also: cane brake

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cane +‎ brake

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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, 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 . . .

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