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What is "Cane" - Definition & Explanation

Rattan and other reed-like plants split into thin strips and woven for chair seats, backs and side panels; elastic and comfortable. Also used for decorative insets. http://krypton.mnsu.edu/~wayne/Caning/BasicCaneChair/BasicChairCaning.htm

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