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quag

 (kwăg, kwŏg)
n.
A quagmire.

[Perhaps variant of Middle English quabbe, from Old English *cwabba.]

quag

(kwæɡ; kwɒɡ)
n
(Physical Geography) another word for quagmire
[C16: perhaps related to quake; compare Middle Low German quabbe]
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Noun1.quag - a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfootquag - a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
bog, peat bog - 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

quag

noun
A usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water:
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worm' was a monster of vast size and power--a veritable dragon or serpent, such as legend attributes to vast fens or quags where there was illimitable room for expansion.
Ryan gave me the nod and I locked the doors and drove off, leaving Quags stranded down a country lane, shaking his fist as we disappeared back towards the hotel
The Ivy, Le Caprice, Le Manoir and Quags all beckoned when I returned to England.