swamp


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swamp

an area of wooded wet ground, often flooded, in which peat development does not normally occur.

swamp

pertaining to low-lying, marshy ground.

swamp beaver
see coypu.
swamp dock
rumexbrownii.
swamp grass-tree
xanthorrheafulva.
swamp maple
acerrubrum.
swamp wilkweed
asclepiasincarnata.
References in classic literature ?
The latter gave him in charge to some of the men, who conveyed him out of the swamp.
As the day opened, they ventured within the swamp and approached the fort.
It was just five days after the battle of the swamp that these seven companions were making their way through Jackson's Hole, a valley not far from the three Tetons, when, as they were descending a hill, a party of Blackfeet that lay in ambush started up with terrific yells.
He was my partner, but he died in the swamps, poor chap.
I enter a swamp as a sacred place,-- a sanctum sanctorum.
I was surveying for a man the other day a single straight line one hundred and thirty-two rods long, through a swamp at whose entrance might have been written the words which Dante read over the entrance to the infernal regions,--"Leave all hope, ye that enter"--that is, of ever getting out again; where at one time I saw my employer actually up to his neck and swimming for his life in his property, though it was still winter.
I derive more of my subsistence from the swamps which surround my native town than from the cultivated gardens in the village.
I'd be willing to live in the swamps, and gnaw the bark from trees.
There have been a good many here of your opinion," said Cassy; "but you couldn't stay in the swamps,--you'd be tracked by the dogs, and brought back, and then--then--"
What we kept as down home stuff, I just call it swamp blues.
Emergency personnel from three towns worked to rescue the horse, nicknamed Roo, from a thick, mucky swamp three-quarters of a mile down the power lines near 215 Lunenburg Road.
The terrified animal had already sunk up to its nostrils in the muddy swamp and was in danger of going under.