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bogle


bogle


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bogle  \Bo"gle\,  n.  [Scot.  and  North  Eng.  bogle,  bogill,  bugill 
  specter;  as  a  verb  to  terrify,  fr  W.  bwgwl  threatening, 
  fear,  bwg,  bwgan,  specter,  hobgoblin.  Cf  {Bug}.] 
  A  goblin;  a  specter;  a  frightful  phantom;  a  bogy;  a  bugbear. 
  [Written  also  {boggle}.]