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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.
The survivor of violent stalker and sex attacker Brian Fenny feared she would die at his hands.
Ian Fenny, prosecuting, said Walton was attached to a cadet unit in Bristol, where he could be both intimidating and "overfamiliar and friendly".
His body was later found in Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire, and the search became a murder inquiry.
There will also be parking restrictions in place on roads in Atherstone, New Arley, Kenilworth, Warwick, Moreton Morrell, Ettington, Shipston on Stour, Kineton, Fenny Compton, Southam and Leamington.
A BODY has been discovered close to Mancetter by police searching for missing Fenny Drayton man Robin Mills.
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.
Paul Fenny from Hartlepool and Josh Fenton landed quality trout of 15lb and 9lb 2ozs respectively at Sharpley Springs.
Under proposals drawn up by acting chief fire officer Paul Fuller, fire stations would shut at Bedworth, Bidford, Brinklow, Fenny Compton, Kenilworth, Studley and Warwick.
According to the Austin Theatre Alliance, which manages the State and adjacent Paramount Theatre, A Christmas Carol, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler and The Intelligent Design of Fenny Chow were cancelled.