cranberry bog


  1. a bog in which cranberry plants are cultivated.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of cranberry bog1

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10

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Example Sentences

We sold some old-fashioned dishes, and a little bit of cranberry bog for twenty-five dollars.

Well; I've saved a little money and those cranberry bog shares Mrs. Pearson left me will sell for two thousand at least.

It was like a big brook, flowing with deep, brown current out of a thicket, and on through a small cranberry bog below the bridge.

Now and then we came upon a cranberry bog, hidden away behind what one geologist calls the "tumbled hills of Plymouth."

The partners had a joint interest in a small cranberry bog and the crate was one of several unused the previous fall.


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