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Definition of Bogland
1. marshland [n -S]
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Literary usage of Bogland
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Isle of the Shamrock by Clifton Johnson (1901)
"XI A bogland SCHOOLMASTER \ORMERLY the school- house had been a dwelling, and a family still lived in one end. It was close by the roadside, a low, ..."
2. Poet Lore (1905)
"Man originates in bogland and wades awhile in bogland and makes bogland and oozes back again into bogland — and that is the end of the song. ..."
3. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"A bogland, meadow, or woodland orchid, with fleshy-fibrous roots. ... Tall, damp woodland or bogland orchid, with fleshy-fibrous or palmate roots. ..."
4. Transactions (1902)
"There was another matter which was of interest, and that was, out of the 48 miles of railway how many miles of it passed through bogland? ..."
5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1894)
"By JANE BARLOW, author of " Irish Idylls " and " bogland Studies. ... bogland Studies. Sixth edition. ..."
6. Ireland's Literary Renaissance by Ernest Augustus Boyd (1922)
"More properly to be counted among the prose writers of the Revival is the author whose poems, bogland Studies, have already been mentioned as preliminary to ..."