What does the word fen mean?

Usage examples for fen

  1. The fen country of Cambridge and Lincolnshire was a region of monasteries. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  2. In between the spurs runs the even fen like a calm sea, and on the crest of the spurs, radiating also from Ely, run the roads. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  3. Now then- was this man, this Chinaman, the Chuh Fen who turned up in London, the same Chuh Fen who was on the Elizabeth Robinson? – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher