bog
bog og (b[o^]g), n. [Ir. & Gael. bog soft, tender, moist: cf. Ir. bogach bog, moor, marsh, Gael. bogan quagmire.] [1913 Webster] 1. A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass. [1913 Webster]

Appalled with thoughts of bog, or caverned pit, Of treacherous earth, subsiding where they tread. --R. Jago. [1913 Webster]

2. A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster]

{Bog bean}. See {Buck bean}.

{Bog bumper} (bump, to make a loud noise), {Bog blitter}, {Bog bluiter}, {Bog jumper}, the bittern. [Prov.]

{Bog butter}, a hydrocarbon of butterlike consistence found in the peat bogs of Ireland.

{Bog earth} (Min.), a soil composed for the most part of silex and partially decomposed vegetable fiber. --P. Cyc.

{Bog moss}. (Bot.) Same as {Sphagnum}.

{Bog myrtle} (Bot.), the sweet gale.

{Bog ore}. (Min.) (a) An ore of iron found in boggy or swampy land; a variety of brown iron ore, or limonite. (b) Bog manganese, the hydrated peroxide of manganese.

{Bog rush} (Bot.), any rush growing in bogs; saw grass.

{Bog spavin}. See under {Spavin}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bog — oder Bok ist in der kroatischen Sprache ein umgangssprachlicher, insbesondere unter guten Bekannten, Freunden oder Duz Freunden gebräuchlicher Gruß, der sowohl zur Begrüßung wie auch zum Abschied verwendet wird. Das Grußwort wird als isolierte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Bôg — (bôg) m 〈V Bȍže, N mn bògovi/bȍzi jez. knjiž.〉 1. {{001f}}rel. a. {{001f}}stvoritelj ukupnog materijalnog i duhovnog svijeta b. {{001f}}gospodar prirode ili dijela prirode i dijela duhovnog svijeta (Perun, Mars) 2. {{001f}}pren. razg. moćna… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • bog — ⇒BOG, subst. masc. Marécage, fondrière, terrain mou qui cède sous le pied : • Par endroits on enfonce terriblement dans des terrains mouvants comme les bogs d Écosse. H. Ph. D ORLÉANS, À travers la banquise, 1907, pp. 241 242. Rem. Absent des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bóg — II {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos IIa, C. Bogu, W. Boże, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} w religiach monoteistycznych: niewidzialna, wieczna, wszechmogąca, niczym nieograniczona, istniejąca sama z siebie istota nadprzyrodzona, będąca przedmiotem kultu… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

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  • bog — [bäg, bôg] n. [< Gael & Ir bog, soft, moist (> Ir bogach, a bog) < IE * bhugh < base * bheugh , to bend > BOW1] wet, spongy ground, characterized by decaying mosses that form peat; a small marsh or swamp vt., vi. bogged, bogging to …   English World dictionary

  • Bog — Bog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bogged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bogging}.] To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire. [1913 Webster] At another time, he was bogged up to the middle in the slough of Lochend.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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