fen·​ny ˈfe-nē How to pronounce fenny (audio)
: having the characteristics of a fen : boggy
archaic : peculiar to or found in a fen

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fenny was before the 12th century

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“Fenny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fenny. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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