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A dense thicket of cane.


(Agriculture) US a thicket of canes



a thicket of canes.
[1765–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canebrake - a dense growth of cane (especially giant cane)
brush, coppice, copse, thicket, brushwood - a dense growth of bushes
Arundinaria gigantea, cane reed, giant cane - tall grass of southern United States growing in thickets
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I ran furiously up the slope, over it, then turning eastward along a rocky valley fringed on either side with jungle I ran for perhaps a mile altogether, my chest straining, my heart beating in my ears; and then hearing nothing of Montgomery or his man, and feeling upon the verge of exhaustion, I doubled sharply back towards the beach as I judged, and lay down in the shelter of a canebrake.
There he seemed to see familiar faces of comrades who had grown up with him from infancy; he saw his busy wife, bustling in her preparations for his evening meals; he heard the merry laugh of his boys at their play, and the chirrup of the baby at his knee; and then, with a start, all faded, and he saw again the canebrakes and cypresses and gliding plantations, and heard again the creaking and groaning of the machinery, all telling him too plainly that all that phase of life had gone by forever.
Canebrake rattlers and copperheads may be sighted in the northern reaches of the state.
Puryear served as the head golf professional at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club (Montgomery, AL), Decatur Country Club (Decatur, AL), and Canebrake Golf Club (Athens, AL), before starting his company, P.
In the presence of family and friends, Jana Kristine Creely and William Michael Hathom were married at half past six o'clock in the evening on June 14, 2014, on the lawn of Canebrake Country Club in Hattiesburg with David Looney officiating.
Tenders are invited for Engineering Services for Canebrake Road Improvements.
He is accused of importing two endangered species - two canebrake pitcher plants and one green pitcher plant - without the correct permits.
2) Specifically, they are the Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), Canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus), Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus), Pigmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius), and Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus).
The Canebrake permit has been approved by the EPA and is awaiting minor revisions by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to accommodate a change in mine plans that is better suited for today's market.
When the narrator and Fern reach the canebrake, the settling dusk prepares the narrator for a religious experience: "I felt strange, as I always do in Georgia, particularly at dusk.
Grass and snakes and children and mist and all the nights and days in the dead canebrake.
The teddy bear brings melodramatic pleasure to adults because it exists for the purpose of returning the supposed gift of human love received from Roosevelt on that terrifying day in the 1902 swampy canebrake of the Mississippi Delta.