Pogy



[poh-gee, pog-ee] /ˈpoʊ gi, ˈpɒg i/

noun, plural (especially collectively) pogy (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pogies.
1.
a porgy.
2.
a viviparous perch, Amphistichus rhodoterus, found in the shallow waters off the Pacific coast of the U.S.
3.
the menhaden.
[poh-gee] /ˈpoʊ gi/
noun, plural pogies. Slang.
1.
(def 1).
/ˈpəʊɡɪ; ˈpɒɡɪ/
noun
1.
(pl) pogies, pogy another name for the porgy
2.
(pl) pogies a variant spelling of pogey

noun

[origin unknown; perhaps fr the common name of the trash fish menhaden, as suggesting something cheap, common, and to be caught with bait; perhaps fr the Southern pronunciation of porgy, another fish of a similar quality]

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