Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
Covered or soaked with a liquid, such as water:
Light, soft, and elastic
Thoroughly soaked; drenched.
Situated below the normal height or altitude:
A low-lying area of land that is saturated with moisture, especially when regarded as the natural habitat of wildlife. Marshes, swamps, and bogs are examples of wetlands.
Having low dissolved mineral content:
Not clear; cloudy, as with sediment:
The definition of miry is something wet and soggy, or covered with mud.
Like a quagmire; boggy; soft and miry
Saturated with moisture or liquid; soaked
(Nautical) Heavy and sluggish in the water because of flooding, as in the hold:
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