sug|ar|ing off

sug|ar|ing off
sug|ar|ing off «SHUG uhr ihng»,U.S.
1. the act or process of making maple sugar, by boiling off the free liquid from maple sap.
2. a gathering of neighbors at a sugarhouse to help in the making of maple sugar, marked traditionally by much jolity and humor.
3. a social gathering patterned on this, now often for the entertainment of tourists or visitors.

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