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  • noun Alternative spelling of maple sugar.


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  • For a change of scenery, take a day trip out to the Ile d'Orleans and visit a cheese-maker, orchard and vineyard, or have weekend brunch at one of the island's maple-sugar shacks.

    WSJ Article

  • Guests can book massages and facials, or the resort's signature Maple Sugar Scrub, which uses maple-sugar products from a nearby family-owned sugar shack.

    Workshops In Chianti

  • Very occasionally Amory stayed for little half-hours after the rest of the court had gone, and they would have bread and jam and tea late in the afternoon or “maple-sugar lunches,” as she called them, at night.

    This Side of Paradise

  • A large amount of sugar-cane is grown, from which is made _panoche_, a favourite sugar with the natives; it is the syrup from the cane boiled down, and run into cakes of a pound weight, and in appearance is like our maple-sugar.

    What I Saw in California

  • It was grandma and Mr. Stimpcett who saw him, as they were riding past in the vehicle; and he saw them, and gave a bound, and broke his string, and leaped into the vehicle, and clasped his paws round grandma's neck; and the hand-organ man was obliged to place six maple-sugar cakes in a row upon the sidewalk before Jacko would return to him.

    Harper's Young People, February 10, 1880 An Illustrated Weekly

  • In former times no woman took part in the maple-sugar manufacture.

    The Great Round World And What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 22, April 8, 1897 A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls

  • When the sap of the sugar-maple is boiled down to the consistence of syrup and allowed to stand, it sometimes deposits a considerable amount of sand; indeed, this is probably always present in some degree, and justifies, perhaps, the occasional complaint of the grittiness of maple-sugar.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859

  • Willy and his sisters lived in Vermont, where a great deal of maple-sugar is made.

    The Nursery, April 1873, Vol. XIII. A Monthly Magazine for Youngest People

  • Today, he brought some of those new red-streaks, and wanted mother to try them; next time, they'd made a lot more maple-sugar on his place than he wanted; and next time, he thought mother's corn might need hoeing, or it was fine weather to get the grass in: I don't know what we should have done without him.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 40, February, 1861

  • Uncle Joe was noted for his honey, watermelons, peaches, turkeys, maple-sugar and sweet potatoes and loud voice.

    Watch Yourself Go By


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