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  3  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]: 
 
  Bogie  \Bo"gie\,  n.  [A  dialectic  word  N.  of  Eng.  &  Scot.] 
  A  four-wheeled  truck,  having  a  certain  amount  of  play  around 
  a  vertical  axis,  used  to  support  in  part  a  locomotive  on  a 
  railway  track. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bogie 
  n  1:  an  evil  spirit  [syn:  {bogey},  {bogy}] 
  2:  an  unidentified  (and  possibly  enemy)  aircraft  [syn:  {bogy}, 
  {bogey}] 




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