Boggart



noun
(Northern English, dialect) a ghost or poltergeist
Historical Examples

The Lancashire Witches William Harrison Ainsworth
The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
Japanese Fairy Tales Grace James
Legends of Longdendale Thomas Middleton
The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
The Grotesque in Church Art T. Tindall Wildridge
Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) John Roby
Pepper & Salt Howard Pyle

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    containing or full of bogs: It was difficult walking through the boggy terrain. wet and spongy: The ground is boggy under foot. Historical Examples Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart John McDouall Stuart Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle The Pearl Story Book Mrs. Colman A New Orchard And Garden William Lawson The […]

  • Bogging

    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. Contemporary Examples No Gods, No Cops, No Masters James […]



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