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maple sugar

a yellowish-brown sugar produced by boiling down maple syrup.
Origin of maple sugar
1710-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • One of these hens walked along the little road and across the wheat-field into the maple-sugar woods.

    The Sandman: His Farm Stories William J. Hopkins
  • The value of maple-sugar lies mainly in its pleasant flavor.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • "And we're going to have waffles and maple-sugar for supper," said Pen.

    Winter Fun William O. Stoddard
  • It was sweetened by maple-sugar; and each helped himself to cream to his own liking.

    The Desert Home Mayne Reid
  • It is maple-sugar making, with all the delights of life in the camp, or "sugar bush," as it is more generally called.

  • The horses that drew them were either pressed sugar or maple-sugar.

    Twinkle and Chubbins L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum
  • And that was made all of candies, the chairs and table of maple-sugar, and the couch of cocoanut.

    Europa's Fairy Book Joseph Jacobs
  • Wasis, however, paid no heed to him, but went on sucking his maple-sugar.

  • I boiled sap and made maple-sugar, and the books were all the sweeter by reason of the maple-sugar money.

  • I bet there's lots of maple-sugar in the house this very minute.

    The Woodcraft Girls at Camp Lillian Elizabeth Roy
British Dictionary definitions for maple-sugar

maple sugar

(US & Canadian) sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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