sugarhouse

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

a shed or other building where maple syrup or maple sugar is made.

Nearby words

  1. sugarcane,
  2. sugarcane borer,
  3. sugarcoat,
  4. sugarcoating,
  5. sugared,
  6. sugaring,
  7. sugaring off,
  8. sugarloaf,
  9. sugarloaf mountain,
  10. sugarplum

Origin of sugarhouse

First recorded in 1590–1600; sugar + house

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sugarhouse

  • 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
  • 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.