cranberry bog


noun

a bog in which cranberry plants are cultivated.

Origin of cranberry bog

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
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Examples from the Web for cranberry bog

  • There was not a mill, nor a reservoir, nor a cranberry-bog, on all its course of a short mile.

    Fisherman's Luck|Henry van Dyke
  • It makes no difference to him at what hour he returns,—from oystering or from the cranberry-bog.

    By The Sea|Heman White Chaplin