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1. Of, resembling, or characterized by a fen or fens.
2. Archaic Inhabiting or found in fens.


1. boggy or marshy: fenny country.
2. found in, characteristic of, or growing in fens


(ˈfɛn i)

adj. -ni•er, -ni•est.
1. marshy, boggy.
2. inhabiting or growing in fens.
[before 1000]
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It is an old bowyer's rede that the second feather of a fenny goose is better than the pinion of a tame one.
Fortunately firefighters were able to go to the car park on Bishopton Road West and helped keep Mrs Fenny sheltered from the rain.
One crew from Leamington attended, upon arrival a request was made for an additional three crews to attend, these were from Leamington, Fenny Compton and Southam.
Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, which manages conferences and events at the home of Huddersfield Town and Huddersfield Giants, has recruited Fenny Greenfield (pictured) as sales and marketing manager.
Prosecutor Ian Fenny said Dixon had made frail Victoria, 30, stand out in the hall because she "had been bad" and told her if she behaved she might have some nuts.
26, eight new members will be inducted into the Algonquin Regional High School Athletic Hall of Fame: Neil Cronin, Dave Falucci, Dan Falcucci, Fenny Farrell, John Frederick, Jennifer Griffin Harris, Baird Lashley and Bill O'Connor.
The company said the new site at Daventry, Northamptonshire, was 60% bigger than the one being closed at Fenny lock, near Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire.
A notable pre-Spring instruction for the branch is The Red House at Fenny Compton in South Warwickshire, a listed house of Queen Anne vintage.
Prosecutor Ian Fenny said both young men had been taking Ecstasy that night and had broken into the St Regis Paper Mill in Cullompton, Devon, just after 2am on Boxing Day last year
Richard Fenny, regional director of Network Rail, said: "The cost of railway crime is enormous, both in terms of train delays and damage to trains and infrastructure.
The learning centre opens at Tesco's Fenny Lock distribution centre in Milton Keynes this month.
Variously known an "intermittent fever" or "ague," malaria had been endemic in the marshy, fenny lowlands of Europe and Africa for millennia.