boggy

Part of speech: adjective

Swampy; miry.

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Usage examples "boggy":

  1. The boggy places were made firm by a covering of palm branches and leaves; and logs of wood were got ready in hot haste for the artillery. - "The Coming Conquest of England", August Niemann.
  2. Vast boggy plains, bare rocky hillsides, with scarcely a house to be seen anywhere- only a ruin, now and then, marking the site of some ancient stronghold; and so, in the first dusk of the evening, we came to Athlone. - "The Charm of Ireland", Burton Egbert Stevenson.
  3. Ned shot another buck, this time in a very boggy swamp. - "Dick in the Everglades", A. W. Dimock.