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Definition of Bog myrtle

Bog myrtle
Bog Bog, n. [Ir. & Gael. bog soft, tender, moist: cf. Ir. bogach bog, moor, marsh, Gael. bogan quagmire.] 1. A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass. Appalled with thoughts of bog, or caverned pit, Of treacherous earth, subsiding where they tread. --R. Jago. 2. A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp. [Local, U. S.] Bog bean. See Buck bean. Bog bumper (bump, to make a loud noise), Bog blitter, Bog bluiter, Bog jumper, the bittern. [Prov.] Bog butter, a hydrocarbon of butterlike consistence found in the peat bogs of Ireland. Bog earth (Min.), a soil composed for the most part of silex and partially decomposed vegetable fiber. --P. Cyc. Bog moss. (Bot.) Same as Sphagnum. Bog myrtle (Bot.), the sweet gale. Bog ore. (Min.) (a) An ore of iron found in boggy or swampy land; a variety of brown iron ore, or limonite. (b) Bog manganese, the hydrated peroxide of manganese. Bog rush (Bot.), any rush growing in bogs; saw grass. Bog spavin. See under Spavin.

Meaning of Bog myrtle from wikipedia

- in Canada and the United States. Common names include bog-myrtle, sweet willow, Dutch myrtle, and sweetgale. Myrica gale is a deciduous shrub growing...
- Myrica gale (bog myrtle) have root nodules in which nitrogen fixation occurs, thereby providing another supplemental source of nitrogen. Bogs are recognized...
- – faya bayberry Myrica funckii A.Chev. Myrica gale L. – sweet gale or bog-myrtle Myrica goetzei Engl. Myrica hartwegii S.Watson – Sierra bayberry Myrica...
- other plants commonly used in gruit mixes, for example sage, rosemary, or bog myrtle, also have antiseptic properties likely to extend the shelf life of beer...
- by the nuns of Gimsøy Abbey, who went here to collect the shrub pors ("Bog Myrtle"). The last element of the name grunn which means "ground". The name was...
- attack in Brixham, and is buried at Longcross Cemetery, Dartmouth, Devon. Bog Myrtle and Peat (1921) Lark Rise (1939) Over to Candleford (1941) Candleford...
- T. Fisher Unwin Men of the Moss Hags (1895) London, Isbister and Co. Bog Myrtle and Peat (1895) London, Bliss, Foster and Sands. A Galloway Herd (1895)...
- (indicating a summer burial) and a bucket of beer made of wheat, honey, bog-myrtle and cowberries were placed atop. Her distinctive outfit, which caused...
- myrtle (bog myrtle) Chief: Torquhil Ian Campbell, 13th Duke of Argyll Seat: Inveraray Castle, Argyll and Bute Though abundant in Argyll, bog myrtle drops...
- gained recognition internationally for beers like Porse Guld (****ed with bog myrtle) and Limfjords Porter, a Baltic porter. In 1995 Thisted Brewery was the...