(Bog"gler) n. One who boggles.
(Bog"glish) a. Doubtful; skittish. [Obs.]
(Bog"gy) a. Consisting of, or containing, a bog or bogs; of the nature of a bog; swampy; as, boggy
(Bo"gie) n. [A dialectic word. N. of Eng. & Scot.] A four-wheeled truck, having a certain amount
of play around a vertical axis, used to support in part a locomotive on a railway track.
(Bo"gle) n. [Scot. and North Eng. bogle, bogill, bugill, specter; as a verb, to terrify, fr. W. bwgwl
threatening, fear, bwg, bwgan, specter, hobgoblin. Cf. Bug.] A goblin; a specter; a frightful phantom; a
bogy; a bugbear. [Written also boggle.]
(Bog"suck`er) n. (Zoöl.) The American woodcock; so called from its feeding among the
(Bog"trot`ter) n. One who lives in a boggy country; applied in derision to the lowest class
of Irish. Halliwell.
(Bog"trot`ting) a. Living among bogs.
(Bogue) v. i. (Naut.) To fall off from the wind; to edge away to leeward; said only of inferior
(Bogue) n. (Zoöl.) The boce; called also bogue bream. See Boce.
(Bo"gus) a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Spurious; fictitious; sham; a cant term originally applied to
counterfeit coin, and hence denoting anything counterfeit. [Colloq. U. S.]
(Bo"gus), n. A liquor made of rum and molasses. [Local, U. S.] Bartlett.
(Bog"wood`) n. The wood of trees, esp. of oaks, dug up from peat bogs. It is of a shining
black or ebony color, and is largely used for making ornaments.
(Bo"gy) n.; pl. Bogies [See Bogle.] A specter; a hobgoblin; a bugbear. "Death's heads and
bogies." J. H. Newman. [Written also bogey.]
There are plenty of such foolish attempts at playing bogy in the history of savages.
(Bo*hea") n. [From Wu-i, pronounced by the Chinese bu-i, the name of the hills where this kind
of tea is grown.] Bohea tea, an inferior kind of black tea. See under Tea.
The name was formerly applied to superior kinds of black tea, or to black tea in general.
1. A country of central Europe.
2. Fig.: The region or community of social Bohemians. See Bohemian, n., 3.
She knew every one who was any one in the land of Bohemia.
1. Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See
Bohemian, n., 2.