bogle

[boh-guh l, bog-uh l]
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Origin of bogle

1495–1505; bog (variant of bug2 bugbear, hobgoblin) + -le
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bogle

1
noun
  1. a dialect or archaic word for bogey 1 (def. 1)
  2. Scot a scarecrow

Word Origin for bogle

C16: from Scottish bogill, perhaps from Gaelic; compare Welsh bygel; see bug ²

bogle

2
noun
  1. a rhythmic dance, originating in the early 1990s, performed to ragga music
verb
  1. (intr) to perform such a dance
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