Bogle



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 in the Snow William Murray Graydon
Magic and Religion Andrew Lang
The Camp in the Snow William Murray Graydon
The Camp in the Snow William Murray Graydon
The Camp in the Snow William Murray Graydon

noun
a dialect or archaic word for bogey1 (sense 1)
(Scot) a scarecrow
noun
a rhythmic dance, originating in the early 1990s, performed to ragga music
verb
(intransitive) to perform such a dance

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