bogan

[boh-guh n]
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noun Northern Maine and Canadian (chiefly Maritimes and Northern New Brunswick ).

a backwater, usually narrow and tranquil.
any narrow stretch of water.

Origin of bogan

1895–1900; apparently shortening of pokelogan, perhaps conflated with bog1; cf. logan

Bogan

[boh-gan, boh-guh n]

noun

Louise,1897–1970, U.S. poet.
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bogan

1

noun

Canadian (esp in the Maritime Provinces) a sluggish side streamAlso called: logan, pokelogan

Word Origin for bogan

of Algonquian origin

bogan

2

noun Australian informal

a fool
a hooligan

Word Origin for bogan

C20: of unknown origin
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