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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See bog.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a bog containing peat; also, peat as it occurs in such places; peat moss.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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


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