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  • n. the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes


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  • Then she turned them over and, behold, the kitchen wall crave asunder, and therefrom came a young lady, fair of form, oval of face, perfect in grace, with eyelids which Kohl lines enchase. 106 Her dress was a silken head kerchief fringed and tasseled with blue: a large ring hung from either ear; a pair of bracelets adorned her wrists; rings with bezels of priceless gems were on her fingers; and she hent in hand a long rod of rattan cane which she thrust into the frying pan, saying, O fish!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Her bedroom furniture was cherrywood with rattan cane accents, neither frilly nor spare.

    Captivated by the Tycoon


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