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marsh grass

noun
1.
Origin of marsh grass
1875-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1875-85
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  • Twice daily the water came in as if to feed on the marsh grass.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • It breeds in the marsh grass near the shores and along the banks of streams.

    The Bird Book Chester A. Reed
  • The nest is a hollow on the ground in the marsh grass and is lined with grass.

    The Bird Book Chester A. Reed
  • The nest is on the ground in the marsh grass and is made of grass and moss.

    The Bird Book Chester A. Reed
  • The marsh grass was over their heads, forming a thick screen.

    The Flying Stingaree Harold Leland Goodwin
  • The marsh grass was less thick and there was an occasional clump of willow.

    The Flying Stingaree Harold Leland Goodwin
  • During the interval, they could swim into the marsh grass and use it for cover.

    The Flying Stingaree Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Some distance to the south-east of the mound was an extensive area of marsh grass.

    Carry On! Herbert Strang
  • I sneaked out and beat it through the marsh grass for all I was worth.

    Roy Blakely, Pathfinder

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • These he covered with a mass of boughs and marsh grass as a thatching.

    Troop One of the Labrador Dillon Wallace

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