Pronunciation: bǒg
1.A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass.
2.A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp.
Bog bean
See Buck bean.
Bog bumper
the bittern.
Bog butter
a hydrocarbon of butterlike consistence found in the peat bogs of Ireland.
Bog earth
(Min.) a soil composed for the most part of silex and partially decomposed vegetable fiber.
Bog moss
(Bot.) Same as Sphagnum.
- P. Cyc.
Bog myrtle
(Bot.) the sweet gale.
Bog ore
a - (Min.) An ore of iron found in boggy or swampy land; a variety of brown iron ore, or limonite.
b - Bog manganese, the hydrated peroxide of manganese.
Bog rush
(Bot.) any rush growing in bogs; saw grass.
Bog spavin
See under Spavin.
v. t.1.To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire.
[imp. & p. p. Bogged ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bogging.]
Noun1.bogbog - wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
Synonyms: peat bog
Verb1.bog - cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down the house"
Synonyms: bog down
2.bog - get stuck while doing something; "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"
Synonyms: bog down
baygall, bemire, bog down, bottom, bottomland, bottoms, buffalo wallow, cesspool, cloaca, cloaca maxima, drain, dump, everglade, fen, fenland, garbage dump, glade, hog wallow, holm, marais, marish, marsh, marshland, meadow, mere, mire, moor, moorland, morass, moss, mud, mud flat, peat bog, quag, quagmire, quicksand, salt marsh, septic tank, sewer, sink, sink in, slob land, slough, sough, stodge, sump, swale, swamp, swampland, taiga, wallow, wash
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