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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bogey  \Bo"gey\,  n.;  pl  {Bogeys}.  [Also  {bogie}.] 
  1.  A  goblin;  a  bugbear. 
 
  I  have  become  a  sort  of  bogey  --  a  kill-joy.  --Wm. 
  Black. 
 
  2.  (Golf)  A  given  score  or  number  of  strokes,  for  each  hole, 
  against  which  players  compete;  --  said  to  be  so  called 
  because  assumed  to  be  the  score  of  an  imaginary  first-rate 
  player  called  Colonel  Bogey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bogey  \Bo"gey\,  n. 
  A  goblin;  a  bugbear.  See  {Bogy}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bogy  \Bo"gy\,  n.;  pl  {Bogies}.  [See  {Bogle}.] 
  A  specter;  a  hobgoblin;  a  bugbear.  ``Death's  heads  and 
  bogies.''  --J.  H.  Newman.  [Written  also  {bogey}.] 
 
  There  are  plenty  of  such  foolish  attempts  at  playing 
  bogy  in  the  history  of  savages.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bogey 
  n  1:  an  evil  spirit  [syn:  {bogy},  {bogie}] 
  2:  (in  golf)  a  score  of  one  stroke  over  par  on  a  golf  hole 
  3:  (1899-1957)  American  film  actor  [syn:  {Bogart},  {Humphrey 
  Bogart},  {Humphrey  DeForest  Bogart},  {Bogey}] 
  4:  an  unidentified  (and  possibly  enemy)  aircraft  [syn:  {bogy}, 
  {bogie}] 
  v  :  to  shoot  in  one  stroke  over  par;  in  golf 




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