from The Century Dictionary.

  • To plunge a stick down through (the soil), in order to ascertain its depth; probe (a pool or marsh) with a pole.
  • To plunge and fix in mire; stall in mud; mire.
  • To plant the feet slowly and cautiously in walking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb dated (used passively) To be bogged, to be stuck in mud.
  • verb intransitive (obsolete) To walk with a heavy or clumsy gait; to plod.
  • verb dialect, Scotland To stab; to probe; to thrust; to prod; to pierce.
  • verb dialect, California To have a cigarette; To smoke a stog.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Nikolai did not stog to think: he laid with blind desperation into what resistance he found, clearing a path, because an old fool on a pony was coming behind him, and there was the light down there, the only relief from the night around them.

    The Goblin Mirror

  • "Take a stog!" he remarked without getting up, and indicating with the toe of one Congress-booted foot the box which lay open adjacent to the

    By Advice of Counsel

  • I looked to see if he would stog himself there or turn aside; but he knew the place better than I, and that just under the soft mud the sand lay firm and, sure.

    Secret of the Woods

  • And so he stroke him twyse or thrise trowght with a stog sweard; and so he fell, never word heard out of his mouth, but [SN: THE CARDINALLIS LAST

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Sir Hugh Evans is not the only person who disliked being made a ` vlouting-stog. '"

    St. Winifred's, or The World of School


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