n. swamp; bog; low lying wet land with grassy vegetation
The jail was a trifling little brick den that stood in a marsh at the edge of the village.
Sentence in Classic:
The jail was a trifling little brick den that stood in a marsh at the edge of the village, and no guards were afforded for it; indeed, it was seldom occupied.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Nothing was to be heard but the night sounds of the frogs that never ceased in the marsh, and the horses snorting in the mist that rose over the meadow before the morning.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If he had anything on his mind at that moment, it was only the doubt whether they would start anything in the Kolpensky marsh, whether Laska would show to advantage in comparison with Krak, and whether he would shoot well that day himself.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Once, I had been taken to one of our old marsh churches to see a skeleton in the ashes of a rich dress that had been dug out of a vault under the church pavement.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
His linen coat and trousers were besmeared with mud; clinging marsh weed was twined round the crown of his old round hat; in his right hand he held a small bag; in the bag something alive was moving.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
We adore as bidden the great deities of the ground; and thence I cross the fertile soil of Helorus in the marsh.