sugar off

sugared off; sugaring off; sugars off

Definition of sugar off

intransitive verb

1 : to complete the process of boiling down the syrup in making maple sugar until it is thick enough to crystallize
2 : to approach or reach the state of granulation

First Known Use of sugar off

1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sugar off.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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