At the time Shamus was added to the population of Ireland, the patrimonial estate had dwindled down to a peat bog.
There's a moor on one side, and a wood on the other, and a peat bog at the bottom.'
In a peat bog, formerly the bed of the lake, were found a large number of flint and bone artifacts.
In 1865 three boats were discovered buried in a peat bog in Jutland.
He was so black as if he'd been soaked in a peat bog—black hair, black eyes, black moustache and black beard.
This pool is certainly more like a lake than the better-known Cranmere, which is little better than a peat bog.
Then the “peat bog,” with its cold, dark rain, and dangerous labor.
Walking on the present "floor" gives one somewhat the same feeling as walking on a peat bog.
The processes of condensation begun in the peat bog are then carried further.
For seven miles the road must be built over a peat bog into which a stone would sink to unknown depths.
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See under bog.