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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Walking stick made from the wood of an American tropical vine.

Usage examples (4)
  • Sometimes these towering upheavals of forestry were festooned and garlanded with vine-cables, and sometimes the masses of undergrowth were cocooned in another sort of vine of a...
  • Presently, seeing me cutting some young supplejack vines, my new acquaintance asked me their purpose.
  • I told him that I meant to make a light raft out of dead timber to save me from swimming after any ducks that I might shoot, and that the supplejack was for lashing.
  • Along the edges of the plank, they make small holes, at about an inch from one to the other, and sew them together with the supplejack or woodbine; but as these holes... for more
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