From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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bogbog1 /bɒɡ $ bɑːɡ, bɒːɡ/ noun 1 [countable, uncountable]DNLAND/GROUND an area of low wet muddy ground, sometimes containing bushes or grassesmarsh, swamp2 [countable]DH British English informal a toilet
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bogAs we walked up the river and got closer to Umbagog Lake, we entered a bog.Comments: A very hardy plant which, though essentially a bog one, will adapt well to submerged conditions.Like oil, gas and coal fields, peat bogs act as vast carbon stores.Peat bogs, nearly all of which occur in northern latitudes. are some of the most important environments for wetland archaeology.For example it might be forced into a river, bog or straight through a wall.But the red maples at the bog already had a red tinge.Suddenly it swooped down towards something in the bog and vanished from sight.
bogbog2 verb (bogged, bogging) bog somebody/something ↔ down bog off
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bogIf the images in Myst bog down your screen, pony up the bucks for more memory or a faster video card.When the referees begin calling the plays and deciding who gets in the game, the entire system begins to bog down.If the necklace is bogging me down, then those things are doing it too.They were told to bog off.
Origin bog1 (1300-1400) Scottish Gaelic bogach, from bog soft