Definition of Canebrakes

1. Noun. (plural of canebrake) ¹



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Definition of Canebrakes

1. canebrake [n] - See also: canebrake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canebrakes

candytufts
candyweed
cane
cane blight
cane brake
cane knife
cane rat
cane rats
cane reed
cane sugar
cane toad
cane toads
canebrake
canebrake rattler
canebrake rattlesnake
canebrakes (current term)
canebreak
canebreaks
canecutter
caned
canefield fever
canegrub
canegrubs
caneh
canehs
caneland
canelands
canelike
canella
canella bark

Literary usage of Canebrakes

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1. Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter by Theodore Roosevelt (1908)
"CHAPTER XII IN THE LOUISIANA canebrakes IN October, 1907, I spent a fortnight in the cane- brakes of northern Louisiana, my hosts being Messrs. ..."

2. First and Second Reports of the Bureau of Agriculture for the State of by Joseph Buckner Killebrew, Tennessee Bureau of Agriculture (1874)
"There being then no road save the paths of wild beasts, these pioneers struck out boldly into the great forest, encountering at every step canebrakes, ..."

3. A Beginner's History by William Harrison Mace (1921)
"Boone Goes to the Land of canebrakes and Blue Grass. While the people along the ... Now and then, hundreds of buffaloes came rushing through the canebrakes. ..."

4. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt by Theodore Roosevelt (1903)
"But panthers, wolves, and bears still lurked in the gloomy fastnesses of the swamps and canebrakes, whence they emerged at night to prey on the hogs and ..."

5. Notes of a Busy Life by Joseph Benson Foraker (1916)
"over the apparently illimitable stretch of canebrakes that spread out before us along the shores of the river. I reported this situation to General Slocum ..."

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