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Definitions of bog

  1. To sink or submerge in a marsh. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To sink or stick in a bog. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down the house" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Bogging. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A tract of wet, spongy ground, composed of decayed and decaying vegetable matter; a quagmire; marsh; morass. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Soft ground: a marsh or quagmire. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. A marsh or quagmire. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Wet and spongy ground; marsh; morass. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A marsh; a quagmire. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. A deep soft marsh; a tract of land, consisting of decayed vegetable matter, rendered soft by water. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. BOGGY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Bogged. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for bog

  1. My shepherd's cottage was four miles from the little- travelled road to Dalmellington; long bad miles they were, across bog and heather. – Angling Sketches by Andrew Lang
  2. Would you like to talk about peat- bog fossils? – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
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