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[shoo g-er-hous] /ˈʃʊg ərˌhaʊs/
noun, plural sugarhouses
[shoo g-er-hou-ziz] /ˈʃʊg ərˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
a shed or other building where maple syrup or maple sugar is made.
Origin of sugarhouse
1590-1600; sugar + house Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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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