Origin of marshy
OTHER WORDS FROM marshymarsh·i·ness, noun
Words nearby marshy
How to use marshy in a sentence
The Pripyat River basin was marshy until industrialization intruded.
Apaches used what was once a marshy ciénaga as a water hole for centuries.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A damp mist rose from the river and the marshy ground about, and spread itself over the dreary fields.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
The juncture was in a big, marshy, untillable flat, from which hills rose abruptly.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
Eastwards it fell away into a marshy tract filling the angle of the two rivers and intersected by watercourses.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The land on the western side of the gulf is high and rocky; but the opposite shore is very low, and apparently marshy.
As in the low marshy ground at the mouths of the Liri and Volturno, malaria is very prevalent.