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or cane cut·ter

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  1. any of several species of large cottontails inhabiting swamps or marshes.
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Origin of canecutter

1835–45, Americanism, for earlier sense; cane + cutter
Also called swamp rabbit.
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Historical Examples

  • A man went into the yard of Byde Mill plantation, flourishing a cane-cutter, and bearing a red flag.

    The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899]

    James Rodway