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bog cotton

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Definition of bog cotton in English:

noun

Another term for cotton grass.
Example sentences
  • Between the tussocks of grass grew purple heather and tufted bog cotton, which were used in the old days for pillows and mattresses.
  • They walked at a wearisome pace across the trembling peat bog, knee deep in flowering ling, bog cotton and black slimy mud.
  • Only the stand of birch trees in a little patch of scrub and bog cotton across the lake was pale and juicy.

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