Sedgy
Sedgy Sedg"y, a. Overgrown with sedge. [1913 Webster]

On the gentle Severn"s sedgy bank. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • sedgy — adjective see sedge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sedgy — /sej ee/, adj., sedgier, sedgiest. 1. abounding, covered, or bordered with sedge. 2. of or like sedge. [1275 1325; ME; see SEDGE, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sedgy — adjective Of, pertaining to, or covered with sedge …   Wiktionary

  • sedgy — adj. covered with sedge (type of wetland plant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sedgy — /ˈsɛdʒi/ (say sejee) adjective 1. covered or bordered with sedge. 2. of or like sedge. {sedg(e) + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sedgy — adjective covered with sedges (grasslike marsh plants) • Similar to: ↑grassy • Derivationally related forms: ↑sedge • Topics: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hassock — Has sock (h[a^]s s[u^]k), n. [Scot. hassock, hassik, a besom, anything bushy, a large, round turf used as a seat, OE. hassok sedgy ground, W. hesgog sedgy, hesg sedge, rushes; cf. Ir. seisg, and E. sedge.] 1. A rank tuft of bog grass; a tussock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sedge wren — noun 1. small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africa • Syn: ↑sedge warbler, ↑sedge bird, ↑reedbird, ↑Acrocephalus schoenobaenus • Hypernyms: ↑Old World warbler, ↑true warbler …   Useful english dictionary

  • seggy — ˈsegi dialect England variant of sedgy * * * seggy obs. or dial. form of sedgy …   Useful english dictionary

  • sedg|y — «SEHJ ee», adjective, sedg|i|er, sedg|i|est. 1. abounding in or covered with sedge; bordered with sedge: »a sedgy brook. 2. like sedge: »a sedgy growth of reeds …   Useful english dictionary

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