[boh-guh l, bog-uh l]
- a bogy; specter.
Origin of bogle
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“They were periods of time, like the 70s, when you had stars such Diana Ross, Diahann Carroll, and Pam Grier,” said Bogle.How OWN Got Its Groove Back
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“She is this amazing character actor that can do anything with a role,” said Bogle.Lorraine Toussaint on ‘Middle of Nowhere,’ ‘Scandal’ & the Oscars
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They found Bogle in his yard, and told him that they had a warrant for his apprehension.The History of the First West India Regiment
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They had not the slightest doubt that Raikes and Bogle were outside.
Meanwhile, Bogle had rushed across the cave in quest of a weapon.
Bogle drew a packet of letters from his pocket and held them up.
Nearer and nearer came Bogle, noisily threshing the undergrowth.
- a dialect or archaic word for bogey 1 (def. 1)
- Scot a scarecrow
C16: from Scottish bogill, perhaps from Gaelic; compare Welsh bygel; see bug ²
- a rhythmic dance, originating in the early 1990s, performed to ragga music
- (intr) to perform such a dance
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