marsh

Part of speech: noun

Marshiness.

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Marshy.

Part of speech: noun

A tract of low wet land; swamp.

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Usage examples "marsh":

  1. Crawling on all- fours, I made steadily but slowly towards them, till at last, raising my head to an aperture among the leaves, I could see clear down into a little green dell beside the marsh, and closely set about with trees, where Long John Silver and another of the crew stood face to face in conversation. - "Treasure Island", Robert Louis Stevenson.
  2. His guardian- an uncle with a seat in Parliament and an estate near Ravenglass- he never saw; his tutor- an unpractical scholar of the old- fashioned type- he neglected, in order to follow the marsh- lamps of his own dreamy and somewhat morbid imagination. - "A Romance of Wastdale", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
  3. Mr. Marsh want marry her? - "The Silver Horde", Rex Beach.