sedge

Part of speech: adjective

Sedgy.

Part of speech: noun

A coarse rush like herb growing in a wet place.

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Usage examples "sedge":

  1. " You go hon, with a nose like that," retorted Mrs. Sedge, in no way displeased. - "Adventures of Bindle", Herbert George Jenkins.
  2. About two weeks later the eggs hatch into sluggish little caterpillars which feed upon the sedge leaves, apparently eating only at night and hiding in crevices between stones by day. - "Butterflies Worth Knowing", Clarence M. Weed.
  3. Beside the pools were occasional tall sheaves of flags and sedge, and about the plain a few bushes, these forming the only obstructions to a view otherwise unbroken. - "The Hand of Ethelberta", Thomas Hardy.