spongy, spungy (adj.) Old form(s): spungie
rainy, damp, soggy, moisture-filled
Cym IV.ii.349[Soothsayer to Lucius] I saw ... the Roman eagle, winged / From the spongy south to this part of the west
Tem IV.i.65[Iris to Ceres] Thy banks with pioned and twilled brims, / Which spongy April at thy hest betrims
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL