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marshy

[mahr-shee] /ˈmɑr ʃi/
adjective, marshier, marshiest.
1.
like a marsh; soft and wet; boggy.
2.
pertaining to a marsh.
3.
consisting of or constituting a marsh, bog, swamp, or the like.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English mershi. See marsh, -y1
Related forms
marshiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for marshiness

marshy

/ˈmɑːʃɪ/
adjective marshier, marshiest
1.
of, involving, or like a marsh
Derived Forms
marshiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for marshiness

marshy

adj.

late 14c., from marsh + -y (2). Related: Marshiness.

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