[ shoog-er-hous ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌhaʊs /
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noun, plural sug·ar·hous·es [shoog-er-hou-ziz]. /ˈʃʊg ərˌhaʊ zɪz/.

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

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

    How We are Fed|James Franklin Chamberlain
  • 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
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