Fenny

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Fenny Pertaining to, or inhabiting, a fen; abounding in fens; swampy; boggy. "Fenny snake."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fenny Having the character of a fen; boggy; marshy.
    • fenny Inhabiting or growing in fens; abounding in fens: as, fenny brake.
    • fenny Muddy.
    • fenny Same as finewed.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. fennig,

Usage

In literature:

The town of Camarine from far we see, And fenny lake, undrain'd by fate's decree.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
For purchasing and improving the fenny lands in Lincolnshire.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions" by Charles Mackay
One of these solitary rides brought him without premeditation to a low building on the fenny edge of the wood.
"The Valley of Decision" by Edith Wharton
Mrs. Chancellor thought all of it really too funny-"rarely too fenny," as she pronounced it.
"The Story Of Julia Page" by Kathleen Norris
The rain and thaw, following upon frosty weather, had converted the fenny country in many directions into a shallow lake.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
Perhaps so; for in the fenny countries their flocks are so numerous as to break down whole acres of reeds by settling on them.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Tom Drake, Bill Fenny, Joe McGuire, Ted Rosenblatt, and a bunch of others are interested.
"The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
Another quarter of an hour brought us to Fenny Stratford.
"The Motor Pirate" by George Sidney Paternoster
Finsbury was so called from the fenny district in which it lay.
"Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles" by Daniel Hack Tuke
But, of all other, the fenny and marsh is the worst, and the clearest spring water next unto it.
"Elizabethan England" by William Harrison
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In poetry:

Where the embracing ivy holds
Close the hoar elm in its folds,
In the meadow's fenny land,
And the winding river sweeps
Through its shallows and still deeps,--
Silent with my rod I stand.
"The Angler's Song" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Danny was born the son of the late Hal Gandy Crosby and Zilphinie "Fennie" McDaniel Crosby on February 2, 1954 in Andrews.
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In science:

Chern G-W, Fennie CJ, Tchernyshyov O (2006) Broken parity and a chiral ground state in the frustrated magnet C dC r2O4 .
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
Fennie, Ferroelectrical ly induced weak ferromagnetism by design, Phys.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
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