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Any of a number of tropical and subtropical climbing plants with tough, supple stems.
- ‘Vines attractive for fruit include supplejack, zone 6; Virginia creeper, zone 4; and grape, zone 3, depending on species.’
- ‘Another use of the forest was to make swings utilising the supplejack vines growing up the trees.’
- ‘Greenbrier vines and a vine known as supplejack climb over some of the vegetation.’
- ‘People used to make crayfish pots out of interlaced supplejack and Number 8 wire - that nearly universal Kiwi solution to construction problems.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.