cotton bush


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cotton bush

n
(Plants) Austral any of various downy chenopodiaceous shrubs, esp Kochia aphylla, which is used to feed livestock
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cotton bush & sugarcane & smoke for your finery,
Originally, he sought only to contain slavery to its constitutionally and politically (Missouri Compromise) defined area, where he knew it was destined to wither on the cotton bush within a few decades--an obnoxious anachronism barricaded into the agrarian, southeast corner of an otherwise emerging industrial and commercial nation.