cranberry bog

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noun

a bog in which cranberry plants are cultivated.

Nearby words

  1. cran,
  2. cranach,
  3. cranach, lucas,
  4. cranage,
  5. cranberry,
  6. cranberry bush,
  7. cranberry glass,
  8. cranberry gourd,
  9. cranberry tree,
  10. cranborne money

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