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cranberry bog

a bog in which cranberry plants are cultivated.
Origin of cranberry bog
An Americanism dating back to 1800-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • We sold some old-fashioned dishes, and a little bit of cranberry bog for twenty-five dollars.

    Turn About Eleanor Ethel M. Kelley
  • Now and then we came upon a cranberry bog, hidden away behind what one geologist calls the "tumbled hills of Plymouth."

    Pilgrim Trails Frances Lester Warner
  • Captain Ames' cranberry bog was buried so deep in sand you couldn't see a blossom or a leaf.

    Georgina of the Rainbows Annie Fellows Johnston

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