n. plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries
Many farmers' fields are irrigated by water brought from a river or lake through bamboo pipes.
Sentence in Classic:
Brownlow was conveyed out, with the book in one hand, and the bamboo cane in the other: in a perfect phrenzy of rage and defiance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
With agreeable doubt they ventured through the bamboo shoots into the golden fried noodles of the chow mein; and Dave Dyer did a not very humorous Chinese dance with Nat Hicks; and there was hubbub and contentment.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
The bedstead, chairs, and lounges, were of bamboo, wrought in peculiarly graceful and fanciful patterns.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context