from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In sugar-making, refuse of canes or macerated rinds of canes, used as fuel in boiling the cane-juice; bagasse.
- n. The dead leaves of the sugar-cane torn off to allow the stalk to ripen.
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Furfural is a toxic aldebyde found in grain alcohols and in the following materials: rice hulls, peanut shells, cotton seed, cane-trash, maize cobs and stalks and olive pits.
The court-yard was littered all over, knee-deep, with dry cane-trash; and mules, just freed from their galling saddles, were rolling on their backs in it, kicking with all their legs at once, and evidently in a state of high enjoyment.
I valued her sweetness just as though it had been so much cane-trash.
a 0.25 cu m of compost or mudpress (by-product of sugar mills), egg shells, bone-meal, wood or cane-trash ash, ipil-ipil leaves/fish meal