- a grove of sugar maples.
Origin of sugar camp
An Americanism dating back to 1770–80
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Examples from the Web for sugar camp
The distance was only about three miles, or less, from the house to the sugar-camp.The House in the Water
Charles G. D. Roberts
However, I will get back to where I was—our first afternoon in the sugar-camp.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It meant several nights spent in the sugar-camp in the woods, a-gypsying.Child Life in Colonial Days
Alice Morse Earle
His course from school on the evening that something happened lay through the sugar-camp.
It ran through a thicket of willows, through the sugar-camp, and out into Means's pasture.