Origin of muskeg
Examples from the Web for muskeg
He saw the solitary rider gather up his lines and move his horse further away from the edge of the muskeg.
The direction in which they were moving was away from the settlement, down towards where the great level flat of the muskeg began.
Jacky did not reply for an instant, her great eyes had taken on a look of deep anxiety as she gazed towards the muskeg.
"'The longest way round is the shortest way to Bothwell,'" said Kate, when we drove five miles out of our way to avoid a muskeg.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Muskeg an' thick forest run clear down to the shore o' the lake, an' a b'ar couldn't ha' pushed his way through.The Boy With the U.S. Miners|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for muskeg
noun mainly Canadian
Word Origin for muskeg
Word Origin and History for muskeg
kind of moss bog, 1865, from a Cree Indian word.