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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bog /ˈbɑg, ˈbɔg/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 bog n.
 1. A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass.
 Appalled with thoughts of bog, or caverned pit,
 Of treacherous earth, subsiding where they tread.   --R. Jago.
 2. A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp. [Local, U. S.]
 Bog bean. See Buck bean.
 Bog bumper (bump, to make a loud noise), Bog blitter, Bog bluiter, Bog jumper, the bittern. [Prov.]
 Bog butter, a hydrocarbon of butterlike consistence found in the peat bogs of Ireland.
 Bog earth Min., a soil composed for the most part of silex and partially decomposed vegetable fiber. --P. Cyc.
 Bog moss. Bot. Same as Sphagnum.
 Bog myrtle Bot., the sweet gale.
 Bog ore. Min. (a) An ore of iron found in boggy or swampy land; a variety of brown iron ore, or limonite. (b) Bog manganese, the hydrated peroxide of manganese.
 Bog rush Bot., any rush growing in bogs; saw grass.
 Bog spavin. See under Spavin.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bogged p. pr. & vb. n. Bogging.] To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire.
    At another time, he was bogged up to the middle in the slough of Lochend.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer
          drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but
          can be cut and dried and used for fuel [syn: peat bog]
      v 1: cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down
           the house" [syn: bog down]
      2: get stuck while doing something; "She bogged down many times
         while she wrote her dissertation" [syn: bog down]