Origin of maple
Examples from the Web for maple
“Treat every crime as if the victim were your mother,” Maple would say.Eric Garner Was Just a Number to Them
December 5, 2014
Sally ate it with maple syrup; at home we ate the store-bought kind with ketchup.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’
April 8, 2014
Back in New York, Maple fell ill with cancer and died in 2001 at the age of 48.
Bratton later suggested that a statue of Maple should be erected in Times Square.
His voice carried no hint that he felt he—or even he and Maple–deserved credit for the transformation.
Beat the eggs, add the maple sirup, and add this to the milk.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
I know the beech and the maple, and some kinds of oak, but there my wood lore ends.In the Midst of Alarms
The monument was dedicated July 28th, 1867, at the maple grove, in the park.Cleveland Past and Present
Lay a young birch or maple an inch or so in diameter across a log.The Forest
Stewart Edward White
One and a half cups of maple syrup, and one-fourth of a cup of vinegar.
- any tree or shrub of the N temperate genus Acer, having winged seeds borne in pairs and lobed leaves: family Aceraceae
- the hard close-grained wood of any of these trees, used for furniture and flooring
- the flavour of the sap of the sugar maple
Word Origin and History for maple
c.1300, from Old English mapultreow "maple tree," also mapolder, mapuldre, related to Old Norse möpurr, Old Saxon mapulder, Middle Low German mapeldorn, from Proto-Germanic *maplo-. There also was a Proto-Germanic *matlo- (cf. Old High German mazzaltra, German maszholder), but the connection and origins are mysterious. Formerly with adjectival form mapelin (early 15c.; Old English mapuldern). Maple syrup attested from 1824, American English. The maple leaf is mentioned as the emblem of Canada from 1850.