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1) bog. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of certain other wetland areas, such as a fen, having a peat substrate. Also called peat bog. 2. An area of soft, naturally waterlogged ground. Inflected forms: bogged,...

2) bog. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bog, very old lake without inlet or outlet that becomes acid and is gradually overgrown with a characteristic vegetation (see swamp). Peat moss, or sphagnum, grows...

3) bog. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Also used with down: encumber, hinder, hold back, impede, obstruct. get in the way of. See HELP, OPEN....

4) Allen, Bog of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Allen, Bog of, area of several peat bogs c.375 sq mi (971 sq km), with patches of cultivable land, in the central lowlands, E Republic of Ireland. The bog is crossed...

5) Bog Walk. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Bog Walk, town (1991 pop. 8,794), St. Catherine parish, central Jamaica, on gorge of Cobre R. (irrigation), on RR, 9 mi/14.5 km NNW of Spanish Town; 18°06'N 77°01'W....

6) Serbo'nian Bog or Serbo'nis. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A mess from which there is no way of extricating oneself. The Serbonian bog was between Egypt and Palestine. Strabo calls it a lake, and says it was 200 stadia long,...

7) peat bog. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See bog (sense 1)....

8) bog lime. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bog lime, see marl....

9) bog iron ore. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bog iron ore, see limonite....

10) quaking bog. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A floating mat of thickly woven mosses, rushes, and shrubs that forms across the surface of shallow ponds and may shimmy or shake when walked on....

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