Bog-hole



a land-surface depression occupied by waterlogged soil and spongy vegetative material that cannot bear the weight of large animals.
Historical Examples

Bluebeard Clifton Johnson
The Irish Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
The Hound of the Baskervilles A. Conan Doyle
The Lake George Moore
Fairy Legends and Traditions of The South of Ireland T. Crofton Crocker
Sir Quixote of the Moors John Buchan
The Irish Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
The Path of the King John Buchan
Days in the Open Lathan A. Crandall
The Irish Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins

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