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What we shall do if an Indian springs from behind the bushes, or a crocodile comes out of the sedge, I don't know.
No Indian sprang from the bush, no crocodile came out of the sedge; and the river was crossed without one of them being drowned.
Low down in the hollow is a marshy spot, sedge-grown, and in the sedge lie yellow leaves of willow already fallen.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Why, that you were going to find a bar'l of rum in the Napeague sedge next light of the moon.
Far across, with sails gleaming white against the sea of sedge, was a schooner, beating slowly up the river.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
Here, to my great delight, I saw my boat in the swamp, where it had been caught and held fast by the sedge.
On sandy shores the Sea Sedge (C. arenaria) is often common, and its underground stems are used for sarsaparilla.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The boat nosed in between the marsh-grasses and tall sedge, and I could not see it clearly any more.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Sedge is from the Anglo-Saxon Secg, and meant almost any waterside plant.
They were out now upon another high field, carpeted with yellowing sedge, dotted over with young pines.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION