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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A building on a sugar estate where the cane-stalks from which the juice has been expressed are stored for fuel.


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  • About a week befor emy arrival she was found in the trash-house, which ahe had pitched upon as the very fittest place possible for her kitchen; and there she was sitting, very quietly and comfortably, boiling her pot over an immense fire, and surrounded on all sides by dry canes, inlfammable as tinder.

    Journal of a Residence among the Negroes in the West Indies


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