Definition of Swampish
1. swampy [adj] - See also: swampy
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Literary usage of Swampish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1881)
"... y° swampish or Morasse Ground adjoining to ye Towne of Kingston. ... good as yett unperformed vizt. yc Draining of ye swampish or Morasse Ground, ..."
2. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1883)
"... heathy and swampish one«, but now reclaimed, highly cultivated, and richly embellished ; and it comprises nine or ten well-built streets, ..."
3. The Red Badge of Courage and Four Stories by Stephen Crane (1997)
"... Nebraska seem only a gray swampish hush. It stood alone on the prairie, and when the snow was falling the town two hundred yards away was not visible. ..."
4. The Old Colonial System, 1660-1754 by George Louis Beer (1913)
"2 According to Lynch, the best logwood was obtainable in " morose and swampish" lands in Yucatan, where it was impossible to settle. ..."
5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1832)
"“After rain the ground on these moors is swampish and spungy. There are instances of persons having been lost and buried in the soil, and their bodies being ..."
6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"... (' LOED be merciful to me, a sinner I') a swampish, damp, barren, ten-foot-square lot in a new cemetery out here—to — to—you know. ..."
7. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"a swampish, damp, barren, ten-foot-square lot in a new cemetery ov:t here—to — to—you know. I hope ho may bo tho lirat tenant on his own property, ..."