The supply of water is ample, but the water is hard, and has a smack of peat-bog in its flavour.
We must place in this class the peat-bog of Wauwyl, canton of Lucerne (five settlements).
To me these hypotheses seem more like the apparently solid spots in a peat-bog, on which whoso alights is let into the morass.
The field had been reclaimed from the peat-bog, and some of the potatoes had already been dug and put into pits.
The gateway in the outer wall fronted a peat-bog, the shore of which was some ten feet distant.
Not far outside the town of Lerwick, on the Shetland Islands there is a great, black, muddy tract of land called a peat-bog.
Here a peat-bog has encroached upon a fresh-water lake and has covered a mud bottom strewn with shells of pond-snails and mussels.
Fred was off in a moment, and before he had got fifty yards away was floundering knee-deep in a peat-bog.
The natural surroundings show that this fort was built when the peat-bog was a lake.
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See under bog.