bog

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bog englannista suomeksi

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  2. Substantiivi

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bog englanniksi

  1. An area of decayed vegetation (particularly sphagnum moss) which forms a wet spongy ground too soft for walking; a marsh or swamp.

  2. (a.) Dunbar|William Dunbar, ''Poems'':

  3. ...Chassand cattell throu a bog...
  4. (c.) Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, ''V (play)|The Chronicle History of Henry the Fift'', Act III, Scene vii, l. 56:

  5. They that ride so... fall into foule Boggs.
  6. 1612, John Speed, ''The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'', Vol. IV, Ch. iv, p. 143:

  7. Certaine... places Ireland... which of their softnes are vsually tearmed Boghes.
  8. (quote-book)

  9. Confusion, difficulty, or any other thing or place that impedes progress in the manner of such areas.

  10. 1614, John King, ''Vitis Palatina'', p. 30:

  11. ...quagmires and bogges of Romish superstition...
  12. (a.) Burns|Robert Burns, ''Poems & Songs'', Vol. I:

  13. Last day my mind was in a bog.
  14. 1841, Dickens|Charles Dickens, ''Rudge|Barnaby Rudge'', Ch. lxxii, p. 358:

  15. He wandered out again, in a perfect bog of uncertainty.
  16. The acidic soil of such areas, principally composed of peat; marshland, swampland.

  17. (a.) William Petty, ''Political Arithmetick'':

  18. Bog may by draining be made Meadow.
  19. A place to defecate: originally specifically a latrine or outhouse but now used for any toilet.

  20. 1665, Richard Head & al., ''The English Rogue Described in the Life of Meriton Latroon'', Vol. I:

  21. Fearing I should cold, they out of pity covered me warm in a Bogg-house.
  22. (a.) in 1789, ''Verses to John Howard F.R.S. on His State of Prisons and Lazarettos'', p. 181:

  23. ...That no dirt... be thrown out of any window, or down the bogs...
  24. 1864, J.C. Hotten, ''The Slang Dictionary'', p. 79:

  25. ''Bog'', or ''bog-house'', a privy as distinguished from a water-closet.
  26. 1959, William Golding, ''Free Fall'', Ch. i, p. 23:

  27. Our lodger had our upstairs, use of the stove, our tap, and our bog.
  28. An act or instance of defecation.

  29. A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp.

  30. To sink or submerge someone or something into bogland.

  31. 1928, American Dialect Society, ''American Speech'', Vol. IV, p. 132:

  32. To be 'bogged down' or 'mired down' is to be mired, generally in the 'wet valleys' in the spring.
  33. To prevent or slow someone or something from making progress.

  34. 1605, Jonson|Ben Jonson, ''His Fall'', Act IV, Scene i, l. 217:

  35. (..) Bogg'd in his filthy Lusts (..)
  36. 1641, Milton|John Milton, ''Animadversions'', p. 58:

  37. (..) whose profession to forsake the World... bogs them deeper into the world.
  38. To sink and stick in bogland.

  39. (a.) ''The Trials of James, Duncan, and Robert M'Gregor, Three Sons of the Celebrated Rob Roy'', p. 120:

  40. Duncan Graham in Gartmore his horse bogged; that the deponent helped some others to take the horse out of the bogg.
  41. To be prevented or impeded from making progress, to become stuck.

  42. To defecate, to void one's bowels.

  43. To cover or spray with excrement.

  44. To make a mess of something.

  45. (alt form): a bugbear, monster, or terror.

  46. Bold; boastful; proud.

  47. 1592, William Warner, ''Albions England'', Vol. VII, Ch. xxxvii, p. 167:

  48. The Cuckooe, seeing him so bog, waxt also wondrous wroth.
  49. 1691, John Ray, ''South and East Country Words'', p. 90:

  50. ''Bogge'', bold, forward, sawcy. So we say, a very bog Fellow.
  51. Puffery, boastfulness.

  52. 1839, Charles Clark, "John Noakes and Mary Styles", l. 3:

  53. Their bog it nuver ceases.
  54. To provoke, to bug.

  55. 1546 in 1852, ''State Papers King Henry the Eighth'', Vol. XI, p. 163:

  56. If you had not written to me... we had broke now, the Frenchmen bogged us so often with departing.
  57. 1556, Nicholas Grimald's translation of Cicero as ''Marcus Tullius Ciceroes Thre Bokes of Duties to Marcus His Sonne'', Vol. III, p. 154:

  58. A Frencheman: whom he Torquatus slew, being bogged (m) by hym.
  59. To go away.

  60. book

  61. mast

  62. An ombrotrophic peatland.

  63. (inflection of)

  64. knot

  65. soft; yielding; tender; (qualifier) flabby; (qualifier) indulgent, lenient, soft, foolish; (qualifier) easy; (qualifier) soft, mellow; soft, wet; (qualifier) mild, humid

  66. (RQ:Amhrán na Mara)

  67. loose

  68. lukewarm

  69. (syn)

  70. something soft

  71. lobe

  72. soften, become soft; (qualifier) ease; (qualifier) warm; get milder; soften, move (qualifier)

  73. move, loosen; (qualifier) rock

  74. god

  75. shoulder (''of an animal'')

  76. a branch or bough of a tree

  77. the arm or shoulder

  78. soft

  79. wet, damp, moist

  80. god, deity

  81. idol, god

  82. shoulder (of an animal)

  83. bow (front of boat or ship)