They live in felt tents in the woods far away by Fens and swampy places.
Fortune declared against him, and he retreated, like some Hereward, to the Fens.
On grasses that occur in damp places, such as water meads, marshes and Fens from July to April.
The sudden flowing of the sea, called in the Fens of Lincolnshire, acker.
It was on a cold, stormy afternoon in February, when the Fens were white with snow.
He lieth under the shady trees in the covert of the reeds and Fens.
The Great Level of the Fens, it is said, contains 600,000 acres.
The ground was damp, and fog was rising from the hollows and Fens.
There are numerous local names in the Fens, of which the history may be traced for some centuries, deserving investigation.
He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and Fens.
Old English fenn "mud, mire, dirt; fen, marsh, moor," from Proto-Germanic *fanjam- (cf. Old Saxon feni, Old Frisian fenne, Middle Dutch venne, Dutch veen, Old High German fenna, German Fenn "marsh," Old Norse fen, Gothic fani "mud"), from PIE *pen- "swamp" (cf. Gaulish anam "water," Sanskrit pankah "bog, marsh, mud," Old Prussian pannean "swampland"). Italian and Spanish fango, Old French fanc, French fange "mud" are loan-words from Germanic. The native Latin word was limus or lutum.