Definitions

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  • n. A bog or marsh; marshy ground, swampland.
  • n. A marsh or fen on which low trees or bushes grow; a marshy woodland.

Etymologies

From Old Norse. Compare Swedish kærr, Icelandic kjarr. (Wiktionary)

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