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[shoo g-er-hous]
noun, plural sug·ar·hous·es [shoo g-er-hou-ziz] /ˈʃʊg ərˌhaʊ zɪz/.
  1. a shed or other building where maple syrup or maple sugar is made.
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Origin of sugarhouse

First recorded in 1590–1600; sugar + house
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sugarhouse

Historical Examples

  • After the canes are cut they are hauled to the mill or sugarhouse on wagons.

    How We are Fed

    James Franklin Chamberlain

  • Almost every turn of the mighty stream disclosed a sugarhouse of red brick, with a centre and wings, all much alike.

  • Often a number of people will be invited to go to the sugarhouse and take part in the operation.

    How We are Fed

    James Franklin Chamberlain