bog hole

nounPhysical Geography.
  1. a land-surface depression occupied by waterlogged soil and spongy vegetative material that cannot bear the weight of large animals.

Origin of bog hole

First recorded in 1780–90

Words Nearby bog hole Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bog hole in a sentence

  • The aerial shots were so sharp they could see every bog hole.

    The Ballad of Johnny France | Richard Ben Cramer | January 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The stump gave way, and the drummer splashed into a bog hole.

    Earth's Enigmas | Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The path led through it, and if he left the path he would without doubt perish in a bog-hole.

    The Path of the King | John Buchan
  • Just to break the monotony the Preacher stepped into a bog-hole and disappeared, temporarily, from view.

    Days in the Open | Lathan A. Crandall
  • Larry was covered with mud from the bog-hole, and Eileen and Dennis were wet and muddy from falling into the puddle.

    The Irish Twins | Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • His good horse was constantly stumbling against some tree or into some bog-hole that by rights ought not to be there.

    Bluebeard | Clifton Johnson