a 40-millimeter automatic gun used chiefly as an antiaircraft weapon.
two such guns mounted and fired together as one unit.
an automatic single- or double-barrelled anti-aircraft gun with a 40 millimetre bore
wet, spongy ground with soil composed mainly of decayed vegetable matter. an area or stretch of such ground. to sink in or as if in a bog (often followed by down): We were bogged down by overwork. bog in, Australian Slang. to eat heartily and ravenously. a lavatory; bathroom. Contemporary Examples The Ballad of Johnny […]
to take an unfair share of (something); keep for oneself instead of sharing: Are you gonna bogart that joint all night? to bully or force: He just bogarted his way into the elevator! to act or move in a tough or aggressive way: That big guy doesn’t ask–he just bogarts. a person who hogs or […]
any of several plants of the genus Narthecium, of the lily family, having yellowish flowers and growing in boggy places. noun either of two liliaceous plants, Narthecium ossifragum of Europe or N. americanum of North America, that grow in boggy places and have small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves
buck bean. noun another name for buckbean