What does the word bog mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Henry Beston
  3. Straight she went to the bog edge and looked about her. – More English Fairy Tales by Various