Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A marsh left dry by the ebbing tide.

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Examples

  • So the sodden coast, with its long inside reaches and huge mud-land archipelagoes, was avoided by the ships of men, and the fisher-folk knew not that such things were.

    Nam-Bok, The Liar

  • So the sodden coast, with its long inside reaches and huge mud-land archipelagoes, was avoided by the ships of men, and the fisherfolk knew not that such things were.

    Nam-Bok the Unveracious

  • For the most part the line of demarcation between the grey bare desert and the cultivable plain is as clear and as well-defined as the margin of sea and land: you can stand with one foot on the barren rock and one on the green soil of the tilled and irrigated mud-land.

    Science in Arcady

  • For that reason, and also because the Nile is so much more familiar to most English-speaking folk than the American rivers, I choose Egypt first as my type of a regular mud-land.

    Science in Arcady

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