Bogie



Automotive. (on a truck) a rear-wheel assembly composed of four wheels on two axles, either or both driving axles, so mounted as to support the rear of the truck body jointly.
Railroads. (in Britain) a truck that rotates about a central pivot under a locomotive or car.
British.

any low, strong, four-wheeled cart or truck, as one used by masons to move stones.
truck1 (def 4).

bogy1 .
bogey1 (def 3).
Humphrey (DeForest) (“Bogie”or”Bogey”) 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor.
a hobgoblin; evil spirit.
anything that haunts, frightens, annoys, or harasses.
something that functions as a real or imagined barrier that must be overcome, bettered, etc.:
Fear is the major bogy of novice mountain climbers. A speed of 40 knots is a bogy for motorboats.
Military, bogey1 (def 3).
Contemporary Examples

Bogie & Bacall: A Hollywood Romance for the Ages Marlow Stern August 12, 2014
Could Graphic New Anti Smoking Ads Do More Harm? Kent Sepkowitz March 15, 2012
Bogie & Bacall: A Hollywood Romance for the Ages Marlow Stern August 12, 2014
Bogie & Bacall: A Hollywood Romance for the Ages Marlow Stern August 12, 2014
Bogie & Bacall: A Hollywood Romance for the Ages Marlow Stern August 12, 2014

Historical Examples

Notes and Queries, Number 196, July 30, 1853 Various
Man and Maid Elinor Glyn
Life in a Railway Factory Alfred Williams
The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 30, June 1893 Various
Money John P. Jones

noun
an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
(mainly Brit) a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc
a Scot word for soapbox (sense 3)
noun
a variant spelling of bogey2
verb
(transitive) (slang) to monopolize or keep (something, esp a marijuana cigarette) to oneself selfishly
noun
Humphrey (DeForest). nicknamed Bogie. 1899–1957, US film actor: his films include High Sierra (1941), Casablanca (1942), The Big Sleep (1946), The African Queen (1951), and The Caine Mutiny (1954)
noun (pl) -gies
a variant spelling of bogey1 , bogie1
verb
Examples
Word Origin
v.

A police officer (1930s+ Underworld)
An enemy aircraft, esp an attacking fighter plane (WWII Army Air Forces fr British RAF)
A golf score of one stroke over par on a given hole (late 1800s+ British)

To behave truculently; get something by intimidation: The little old lady bogarted her way into the grocery line/ some hotshot from Brooklyn trying to Bogart a game from the regulars
(also bogart a joint) To take more than one’s share, esp of a marijuana cigarette; hog

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