Definition of Quagmires

1. Noun. (plural of quagmire) ¹



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Definition of Quagmires

1. quagmire [n] - See also: quagmire

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quagmires

quaffing
quaffing wine
quaffs
quag
quagga
quaggas
quaggier
quaggiest
quaggles
quaggy
quagha
quaghas
quaghog
quagmire
quagmired
quagmires
quagmirier
quagmiriest
quagmiry
quags
quahaug
quahaugs
quahog
quahogged
quahogger
quahoggers
quahogging
quahogs
quai
quaich

Literary usage of Quagmires

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... Mules and Oxen — Art of Loading Wagons — Romancing Propensity of Travellers — The Departure — Storms and Wagon-covers — Quagmires — Tricks of marauding ..."

2. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... Mules and Oxen — Art of Loading Wagons — Romancing Propensity of Travellers — The Departure — Storms and Wagon-covers — Quagmires — Tricks of marauding ..."

3. Central Asia and Tibet by Sven Anders Hedin (1903)
"Quagmires AND SKY-SCRAPING PASSES. FROM this day on there was no peace in our camp. Sentinels were posted at night, and the caravan animals were never let ..."

4. The origin and history of Irish names of places by Patrick Weston Joyce (1875)
"Quagmires AND WATERY PLACES. IN the sixth chapter of Part IV. of the First Series ... But besides these, there are various words denoting swamps, quagmires, ..."

5. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"Advance Into South Carolina.— The Stars and Stripes in Her Capital.—All Opposition Powerless.—North Carolina's Turn Next.— Swamps, Hills, Quagmires, Storms, ..."

6. Commerce of the Prairies: During Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western by Josiah Gregg (1844)
"... and Ojo del Muerto—A Tradition of the Arrieros—Laborious Ferrying and Quagmires—Arrival at Paso del Norte—Amenity of the Valley— Sierra Blanco, ..."

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