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.
any low, strong, four-wheeled cart or truck, as one used by masons to move stones.
truck1 (def 4).
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).
bogey1 (def 3).
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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)
a variant spelling of bogey2
noun (pl) -gies
a variant spelling of bogey1 , bogie1
a bogy; specter. Contemporary Examples How OWN Got Its Groove Back Allison Samuels June 20, 2013 Lorraine Toussaint on ‘Middle of Nowhere,’ ‘Scandal’ & the Oscars Allison Samuels December 14, 2012 Historical Examples The Camp in the Snow William Murray Graydon The Camp in the Snow William Murray Graydon English Fairy Tales Anonymous The Camp […]
noun a resort in S England, in West Sussex on the English Channel: electronics industries. Regis was added to the name after King George V’s convalescence there in 1929. Pop: 62 141 (2001)
noun (pl) -men (archaeol) the body of a person found preserved in a peat bog Historical Examples My Lady of the Chimney Corner Alexander Irvine My Lady of the Chimney Corner Alexander Irvine
buy one, get one: an offer to a customer to buy an item and receive a second item at a discount.