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bog cotton

noun
  1. another name for cotton grass
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Historical Examples

  • Sure wasn't he out on the bog the len'th of the day, since early this mornin', he and little Joe, gadrin' her the bog-cotton?

    Strangers at Lisconnel

    Barlow Jane

  • She saw his shock of white, bog-cotton hair, his face of a Jesuit priest and his voice of a Welsh dissenting minister.