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bogie

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

Origin of bogie

1
First recorded in 1810–20; origin uncertain

Other definitions for bogie (2 of 2)

bogie2
[ boh-gee, boog-ee, boo-gee ]
/ ˈboʊ gi, ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi /

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bogie (1 of 2)

bogie1

bogy

/ (ˈbəʊɡɪ) /

noun
an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
mainly British a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc
a Scot word for soapbox (def. 3)

Word Origin for bogie

C19: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for bogie (2 of 2)

bogie2
/ (ˈbəʊɡɪ) /

noun
a variant spelling of bogey 2
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