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bouge


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bouge  \Bouge\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bouged}]  [Variant  of  bulge. 
  Cf  {Bowge}.] 
  1.  To  swell  out  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  To  bilge.  [Obs.]  ``Their  ship  bouged.''  --Hakluyt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bouge  \Bouge\,  v.  t. 
  To  stave  in  to  bilge.  [Obs.]  --Holland. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bouge  \Bouge\,  n.  [F.  bouche  mouth,  victuals.] 
  Bouche  (see  {Bouche},  2);  food  and  drink;  provisions.  [Obs.] 
 
  [They]  made  room  for  a  bombardman  that  brought  bouge 
  for  a  country  lady  or  two  that  fainted  .  .  .  with 
  fasting.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bouge  \Bouge\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gouged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gouging}.] 
  1.  To  scoop  out  with  a  gouge. 
 
  2.  To  scoop  out  as  an  eye,  with  the  thumb  nail;  to  force  out 
  the  eye  of  (a  person)  with  the  thumb.  [K  S.] 
 
  Note:  A  barbarity  mentioned  by  some  travelers  as  formerly 
  practiced  in  the  brutal  frays  of  desperadoes  in  some 
  parts  of  the  United  States. 
 
  3.  To  cheat  in  a  bargain;  to  chouse.  [Slang,  U.  S.]