- a swamp in which peat has accumulated.
Origin of peat bog
Related Words for peat bogmud, marshland, quagmire, morass, bog, glade, fen, mire, moor, marsh, slough, swampland, quag, swale, polder, wetland, muskeg, everglade, holm
Examples from the Web for peat bog
Historical Examples of peat bog
We must place in this class the peat-bog of Wauwyl, canton of Lucerne (five settlements).Primitive Man
The supply of water is ample, but the water is hard, and has a smack of peat-bog in its flavour.A Month in Yorkshire
To me these hypotheses seem more like the apparently solid spots in a peat-bog, on which whoso alights is let into the morass.Magic and Religion
Here a peat-bog has encroached upon a fresh-water lake and has covered a mud bottom strewn with shells of pond-snails and mussels.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe
John M. Tyler
Fred was off in a moment, and before he had got fifty yards away was floundering knee-deep in a peat-bog.Freaks on the Fells
- See under bog.