sugar bush


Definition of sugar bush

: a woods in which sugar maples predominate

Examples of sugar bush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web March 21, Maple Syrup Saturday, Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve, Appleton: Enjoy a pancake breakfast, hikes in the sugar bush and hands-on activities. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Tap trees and taste maple syrup at these events in Wisconsin in 2020," 27 Feb. 2020 See tree tapping demonstrations, tour sugar bushes and enjoy food and entertainment at the Phelps School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m April 7. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Only Fools Run at Midnight, Gitchee Gumee Brew Fest and more to do around Wisconsin," 1 Apr. 2018 As the sap flows, the 42nd annual Maple Sugar Days will feature walks to the sugar bush and an old-time sugarin’ camp, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, at Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin. Bob Dohr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wehr Nature Center set to host 42nd annual Maple Sugar Days," 19 Mar. 2018 Maple Valley Farm: Pancake breakfast later in the month, and tours of the Fulton family sugar bush and sap house noon-5 p.m. Saturday, March 10, Sunday, March 11 and 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Debbi Snook,, "Where to find real maple syrup pancake breakfasts and trips to the sugarbush (photos)," 7 Mar. 2018 Pancake breakfast, sugar bush and sugar shack guided tours, maple samples, pioneer demonstrations and more. Rasputin Todd,, "Things to do in Cincinnati this week," 26 Feb. 2018 Following an indoor presentation, participants will drive to the Bailly Chellberg parking lot and walk to the site of the sugar bush where the research is taking place. Post-Tribune, "Community news," 21 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of sugar bush

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Sugar bush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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