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bogie1

[boh-gee] /ˈboʊ gi/
noun
1.
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.
2.
Railroads. (in Britain) a truck that rotates about a central pivot under a locomotive or car.
3.
British.
  1. any low, strong, four-wheeled cart or truck, as one used by masons to move stones.
  2. truck1 (def 4).
Also, bogey, bogy.
Origin of bogie1
1810-1820
1810-20; origin uncertain

bogy1

or bogie

[boh-gee; for 1, 2 also boo g-ee, boo-gee] /ˈboʊ gi; for 1, 2 also ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi/
noun, plural bogies.
1.
a hobgoblin; evil spirit.
2.
anything that haunts, frightens, annoys, or harasses.
3.
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.
4.
Military. bogey1 (def 3).
Also, bogey (for defs 1–3)
Origin
1830-40; bog, variant of bug2 (noun) + -y2

bogie2

[boh-gee, boo g-ee, boo-gee] /ˈboʊ gi, ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi/
noun
1.
bogy1 .

bogy2

[boh-gee] /ˈboʊ gi/
noun, plural bogies.
1.
bogie1 .

bogie3

[boh-gee] /ˈboʊ gi/
noun, Military.
1.
bogey1 (def 3).
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bogie1

/ˈbəʊɡɪ/
noun
1.
an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
2.
(mainly Brit) a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc
3.
a Scot word for soapbox (sense 3)
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin

bogie2

/ˈbəʊɡɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of bogey2

bogy

/ˈbəʊɡɪ/
noun (pl) -gies
1.
a variant spelling of bogey1 , bogie1
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