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Peat

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Noun

1. peat

partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried

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Peat

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noun
1. 
a. 
a compact brownish deposit of partially decomposed vegetable matter saturated with water: found in uplands and bogs in temperate and cold regions and used as a fuel (when dried) and as a fertilizer
b. 
(as modifier)
peat bog
2. 
a piece of dried peat for use as fuel
noun
1. archaic, derogatory
a person, esp a woman
2. obsolete
a term of endearment for a girl or woman

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Peat

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noun
1. 
partly decayed, moisture-absorbing plant matter found in ancient bogs and swamps, used as a plant covering or fuel
2. 
a dried block of this used as fuel

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Peat

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n.
Partly decomposed vegetable matter, usually mosses, found in bogs and sometimes burned as fuel or mixed into soil to improve growing conditions.

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