What does the word mossy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Mossiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Overgrown with, or like, moss.

Usage examples for mossy

  1. The old, grey, mossy rails- one could not imagine Paradise within a more beautiful enclosure. – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  2. On a sloping hillside under the pines they lay upon the mossy bed, the children listening for the things that lived in these shadowy depths. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  3. If you get tired, we'll sit on a mossy mound in a bosky dell, or some such romantic spot. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
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