noun Date: 1769 a thicket of cane

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  • Canebrake — is an English noun meaning an area of land with a thick dense growth of sugarcane, bamboo, or similar plant material. There are five places in the United States named Canebrake: *Canebrake in Lamar County, Mississippi *Canebrake in Kern County,… …   Wikipedia

  • Canebrake — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Canebrake (Kalifornien) Canebrake (Louisiana) Canebrake (Mississippi) Canebrake (South Carolina) Canebrake (Tennessee) Canebrake (West Virginia) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Canebrake — Cane brake (k[=a]n br[=a]k ), n. A thicket of canes. Ellicott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canebrake — ☆ canebrake [kān′brāk΄ ] n. [ CANE + BRAKE3] 1. a dense growth of cane plants 2. an area overgrown with canes …   English World dictionary

  • canebrake — noun A dense thicket of sugarcane, bamboo or similar plants. 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 …   Wiktionary

  • canebrake — /kayn brayk /, n. a thicket of canes. [1765 75, Amer.; CANE + BRAKE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • canebrake — n. thicket of cane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canebrake — noun US a piece of ground covered with a dense growth of canes …   English new terms dictionary

  • canebrake — cane·brake …   English syllables

  • canebrake — cane•brake [[t]ˈkeɪnˌbreɪk[/t]] n. a thicket of canes • Etymology: 1765–75, amer …   From formal English to slang

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