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If the tree is tied to a cane longer than itself it will be much safer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Loop the chicken wire in a large circle around the plant and secure with bamboo canes pushed into the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is already in talks to sell is sugar cane business in southern China. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Drinking it next to a vat of bubbling sugar cane doesn't make it taste better than drinking it in the hotel bar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A By a trained monkey wearing a mask and carrying a cane. The Sun (2016)Rum can be made from the fermented juice of crushed sugar cane, or from molasses, which is left over when sugar is removed from the cane. Times, Sunday Times (2016)New specimens should be cut back to 30cm and planted so that they lean hard against a wall or trunk; use a cane to wedge them in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or perhaps take the path that disappears into the sugar cane fields and just see what gives? The Sun (2008)That was far worse than actually getting the cane. The Sun (2016) Use pegs and canes to hold it over the leaves. The Sun (2010)The sugar canes are in case some bribery is needed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He grew up seeing trucks driving to the local sugar cane plantation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Watching a bamboo cane spring upright when it has been laden to the ground is quite magical. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The field was empty and the wide rows of raspberry canes ran down its length like ribs. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)Sugar cane crops were hit and wheat harvesting was suspended. The Sun (2010)Bodies and charred wreckage were scattered over a huge expanse of sugar cane fields around the landing site. The Sun (2013)The cane toad was introduced by farmers to eat pests, which it failed to do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To avoid this, gently insert a thin cane as far as you can up the stem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Bit of a problem with cane toads in Queensland. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You'll need a cane for support when the plant gets tall. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Holmes had brought up a long thin cane, and this he placed upon the bed beside him. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)Try to train them away from last year's canes: these carry the summer fruits and need cutting in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: cane NOUN
Cane is used to refer to the long, hollow, hard stems of plants such as bamboo.
Definition of cane from the Collins English Dictionary
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