bogue

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[bohg]
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noun Gulf States.

a bayou, stream, or waterway.

Origin of bogue

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1805–15; (< Louisiana French) < Choctaw bok creek, stream, river

bogue

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[bohg]

verb (used without object), bogued, bogu·ing. Nautical.

(of a sailing vessel) to tend to fall off from the wind.

Origin of bogue

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perhaps akin to dial. bog to move off
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