Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as flow-bog.

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Examples

  • Better so than be smothered like a cadger's pony in some flow-moss, or snow-wreath, which was like to be his fate if this winter campaign lasted longer.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • So far Aiton referred to moss (or peat) land generally, including in these remarks all the firmer and better qualities -- which he distinguishes as "hill-moss" and "bent-moss," from the worst kind, or "flow-moss," which seems, (of the three kinds,) to agree most nearly with the "sponge" soil of our juniper swamp, or other peat whereon not even juniper trees can now live.

    Agricultural, Geological, and Descriptive Sketches of Lower North Carolina, and the Similar Adjacent Lands

  • Better so than be smothered like a cadger’s pony in some flow-moss, or snow-wreath, which was like to be his fate if this winter campaign lasted longer.

    A Legend of Montrose

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