- of the nature of or resembling a quagmire; marshy; boggy.
- soft or flabby: quaggy flesh.
Origin of quaggy
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Examples from the Web for quaggy
Among other things, he noticed that a little trickle of water flowed across it, and that the soil was quaggy in the neighborhood.The Boy Ranchers of Puget Sound
We bore to the south down a descent, and came to some moory, quaggy ground intersected with water-courses.Wild Wales
She pointed toward a spot where the ravine widened into a level strip of quaggy grass and moss which glowed a brilliant emerald.The Long Portage
This is a hospitable house,” said Jack; “but the ground must be quaggy underneath, for at every step the building quakes.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI
Robert Louis Stevenson
I cautiously approached its quaggy edges, when I was shocked by what appeared to be a sudden vision!
- resembling a marsh or quagmire; boggy
- yielding, soft, or flabby
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