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(a.) Dunbar|William Dunbar, ''Poems'':
1612, John Speed, ''The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'', Vol. IV, Ch. iv, p. 143:
1614, John King, ''Vitis Palatina'', p. 30:
- ...quagmires and bogges of Romish superstition...
(a.) Burns|Robert Burns, ''Poems & Songs'', Vol. I:
- Last day my mind was in a bog.
- He wandered out again, in a perfect bog of uncertainty.
(a.) William Petty, ''Political Arithmetick'':
- Bog may by draining be made Meadow.
1665, Richard Head & al., ''The English Rogue Described in the Life of Meriton Latroon'', Vol. I:
(a.) in 1789, ''Verses to John Howard F.R.S. on His State of Prisons and Lazarettos'', p. 181:
- ...That no dirt... be thrown out of any window, or down the bogs...
1864, J.C. Hotten, ''The Slang Dictionary'', p. 79:
- ''Bog'', or ''bog-house'', a privy as distinguished from a water-closet.
1959, William Golding, ''Free Fall'', Ch. i, p. 23:
- Our lodger had our upstairs, use of the stove, our tap, and our bog.
A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp.
1928, American Dialect Society, ''American Speech'', Vol. IV, p. 132:
- To be 'bogged down' or 'mired down' is to be mired, generally in the 'wet valleys' in the spring.
- (..) Bogg'd in his filthy Lusts (..)
- (..) whose profession to forsake the World... bogs them deeper into the world.
(a.) ''The Trials of James, Duncan, and Robert M'Gregor, Three Sons of the Celebrated Rob Roy'', p. 120:
- Duncan Graham in Gartmore his horse bogged; that the deponent helped some others to take the horse out of the bogg.
To make a mess of something.
1592, William Warner, ''Albions England'', Vol. VII, Ch. xxxvii, p. 167:
1691, John Ray, ''South and East Country Words'', p. 90:
1839, Charles Clark, "John Noakes and Mary Styles", l. 3:
1546 in 1852, ''State Papers King Henry the Eighth'', Vol. XI, p. 163:
- If you had not written to me... we had broke now, the Frenchmen bogged us so often with departing.
1556, Nicholas Grimald's translation of Cicero as ''Marcus Tullius Ciceroes Thre Bokes of Duties to Marcus His Sonne'', Vol. III, p. 154:
To go away.
(RQ:Amhrán na Mara)
shoulder (''of an animal'')
shoulder (of an animal)
bow (front of boat or ship)