bog

Part of speech: verb

To sink or stick in a bog.

Part of speech: noun

Wet and spongy ground; marsh; morass.

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Usage examples "bog":

  1. However, we were most fortunate in having no loss with the camels, for a camel in a bog is the most helpless creature imaginable. - "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
  2. Soon a pale road leading across the bog to the castle stood revealed, an enchanted road which melted away behind the riders as smoke melts into the winter air. - "The Firelight Fairy Book", Henry Beston.
  3. Straight she went to the bog edge and looked about her. - "More English Fairy Tales", Various.