- a bayou, stream, or waterway.
Origin of bogue1
1805–15; (< Louisiana French) < Choctaw bok creek, stream, river
- (of a sailing vessel) to tend to fall off from the wind.
Origin of bogue2
perhaps akin to dial. bog to move off
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Examples from the Web for bogue
What—what—is—that Thing—over there on the bank of the bogue?The Phantom Of Bogue Holauba
Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
The Bogue forts and the city of Canton captured by the British.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
He captured the Bogue forts commanding the passage of the Canton River.Miss Eden's Letters
Bogue got his Christmas card, and behaved well for three days after.
Margaret Wilson had friends over at the farm of Bogue on the Garpelside.The Men of the Moss-Hags
S. R. Crockett