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Definition of Quagmiry
1. marshy [adj -MIRIER, -MIRIEST] - See also: marshy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quagmiry
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Literary usage of Quagmiry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Winthrop's Journal, "History of New England," 1630-1649 by John Winthrop, James Kendall Hosmer (1908)
"... came upon them, where they had twenty wigwams, hard by a most hideous swamp, so thick with bushes and so quagmiry, as men could hardly crowd into it. ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"... but the top is covered with patches of couch-grass and coarse bents, with a spongy, quagmiry soil. It has nothing of the grandeur of Cairngorm, ..."
3. Iowa Journal of History by State Historical Society of Iowa (1903)
"... the overflowing Cedar, the muddy Turkey, the deceitful English, the quagmiry Fox Run, the Skunk and Coon, ..."
4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"... coarse It seems that the slushy and quagmiry state of the digging«, necessitates the use of the most substantial protection 1o the-feet and legs; ..."