- a slender, flexible instrument introduced into passages of the body, especially the urethra, for dilating, examining, medicating, etc.
- a suppository.
Origin of bougie1
Origin of bougie2
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Historical Examples of bougie
By this you will see that Bougie must wait until I call that way again.
As for Bougie, these African villages are built but for bright sunlight.
At Bougie they seemed to have left it all to Allah, with the usual result.
The destruction of the ships at Bougie was a severe blow to the Algerines.
He refitted the fireship at sea, and then went on, reaching Bougie on the 2nd of May.
Word Origin for bougie
"wax candle," 1755, from French bougie "wax candle," from Bugia, Algeria, (Arabic Bijiyah), a town with a long-established wax trade.