Words nearby fen
Origin of fen1
Definition for fen (2 of 2)
noun, plural fen.
Origin of fen2
Examples from the Web for fen
You may read in it, how all the wild birds of the fen came to St. Guthlac, and he fed them after their kind.Prose Idylls|Charles Kingsley
It must not, however, be imagined that the Fen Beds consist wholly or even chiefly of peat.Notes on the Fenland|T. McKenny Huges
"It was in Stickford by the fen," he answered, after a perplexed pause.John Enderby|Gilbert Parker
Springs feeding the fen are plentiful, and the ground is still very much of a swamp.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely|Rev. Edward Conybeare.
Where we first surely find Hereward is in the heart of the fen country of eastern England.Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15)|Charles Morris