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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUAG

Bene, satis, male,— Where was I with my trope 'bout one in a quag?

I suppose he must have wrung his off hind leg in fighting through the quag.

Quaw or quagh; a quag or quagmire:—'I was unwilling to attempt the quagh.'

But the light is at the inn, and there is no quag in front of that.

Once the quag was so deep, that to avoid sinking in it we had to be carried, one by one, on the back of our Malay driver.

"I always said old Cornelius Husk was slow," said one Quag man to another.

There is a quag between us and that light, and you will walk into it up to your neck unless I take you round.

WORD ORIGIN

"marshy spot," 1580s, a variant of Middle English quabbe "a marsh, bog," from Old English *cwabba "shake, tremble" (like something soft and flabby).

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