Poachy
Poachy Poach"y (p[=o]ch"[y^]), a. [See {Poach} to stab.] Wet and soft; easily penetrated by the feet of cattle; -- said of land [1913 Webster]

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  • poachy — [pōch′ē] adj. poachier, poachiest [ POACH2 + Y2] soggy or swampy; sodden: said of land …   English World dictionary

  • poachy — ˈpōchē, chi adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: poach (II) + y : easily cut up or made muddy by the feet of cattle : sodden, swampy a poachy field …   Useful english dictionary

  • poachy — poachiness, n. /poh chee/, adj., poachier, poachiest. (of land) slushy; swampy. [1700 10; POACH1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Poachiness — Poach i*ness, n. The state of being poachy; marshiness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boggy — Synonyms and related words: boggish, damp, dampish, dank, dewy, fenny, humid, marish, marshy, mirish, miry, moist, moorish, moory, muddy, muggy, paludal, paludous, poachy, quaggy, quagmiry, rainy, roric, roriferous, spouty, sticky, swampish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • marshy — Synonyms and related words: boggish, boggy, damp, dampish, dank, dewy, fenny, humid, marish, mirish, miry, moist, moorish, moory, muddy, muggy, paludal, paludous, poachy, quaggy, quagmiry, rainy, roric, roriferous, spouty, sticky, swampish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • miry — Synonyms and related words: boggish, boggy, dingy, dirty, dusty, fenny, grimy, grubby, grungy, marish, marshy, messy, mirish, moorish, moory, mucky, muddy, oozy, paludal, paludous, plashy, poachy, quaggy, quagmiry, scruffy, slabby, slobby, sloppy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • muddy — Synonyms and related words: achromatic, achromic, addled, amorphous, anemic, ashen, ashy, becloud, bedraggled, befog, befouled, begrime, bemire, bemud, besmirch, besmirched, besmoke, besoil, bespatter, black, bled white, blind, bloodless, blotchy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • paludal — Synonyms and related words: boggish, boggy, fenny, marish, marshy, mirish, miry, moorish, moory, muddy, paludous, poachy, quaggy, quagmiry, spouty, swampish, swampy, uliginous …   Moby Thesaurus

  • swampy — Synonyms and related words: boggish, boggy, damp, dampish, dank, dewy, fenny, humid, marish, marshy, mirish, miry, moist, moorish, moory, muddy, muggy, paludal, paludous, poachy, quaggy, quagmiry, rainy, roric, roriferous, spouty, sticky,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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