- a thicket of canes.
Origin of canebrake
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Examples from the Web for canebrake
When father first came here, this side of the river was all canebrake too.Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume I (of 2)
Bill, who was to guide the party through the maze of the canebrake, was a type.
The "bear sign" had been discovered in the canebrake about three miles from camp.
I reckon that all the young gentlemen had their fill of the canebrake.
We have been in the canebrake for some time, and all we have got has been a small doe.
- US a thicket of canes
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