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[Perhaps variant of Middle English quabbe, from Old English *cwabba.]
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(Physical Geography) another word for quagmire
[C16: perhaps related to quake; compare Middle Low German quabbe]
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|Noun||1.||quag - a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot|
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