Word Origin for boggart
Words nearby boggart
How to use boggart in a sentence
The story went that this boggart or ghost was at length "laid" by some magical or religious ceremony in Walton Church yard.
I remember in my youth hearing a story of a headless boggart that haunted Preston streets and neighbouring lanes.
It seems this boggart, although it was supposed to be "laid" in the most orthodox manner, still troubled the neighbourhood.
This boggart, from its doings, appears to have been an exact counterpart of George Cheetham's plague.
A very slight provincial change would make the latter boguerst, from whence, probably, the Lancashire boggart.