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  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. 




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