Word Origin for boggart
Examples from the Web for boggart
But first, suppose we leave the Boggart's demesne, and pay a visit to the theatre of his strange doings.
At the gate, which leads into the meadow, we saw the boggart—in the form of an old lady, with a withered face.Legends of Longdendale|Thomas Middleton
"Thoud'st best lem me be, ey tell thee," replied the boggart gruffly.The Lancashire Witches|William Harrison Ainsworth
In it there is many a boggart story, brought down from the past, many a spot of fearful repute among native people.Lancashire Sketches|Edwin Waugh
Still the boggart did his work well, and so Farmer Griggs put up with his evil ways as long as he could.Pepper & Salt|Howard Pyle