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bogie

bogie

3 definitions found
 for bogie
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bogey \Bo"gey\, n.; pl. Bogeys. [Also bogie and bogy,
     plural bogies.]
     1. A goblin; a bugbear.
  
     Syn: bogeyman.
          [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
                I have become a sort of bogey -- a kill-joy. --Wm.
                                                    Black.
          [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. (Golf) a score one stroke over par for a hole; formerly,
        the definition of bogey was the same as that now used for
        par, i.e., an ideal score or number of strokes, for each
        hole, against which players compete; -- it was said to be
        so called because assumed to be the score of an imaginary
        first-rate player called Colonel Bogey. Now the standard
        score is called par.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
  
     3. (Mil.) an unidentified aircraft; in combat situations,
        such craft not identified as friendly are assumed to be
        hostile.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bogie
      n 1: an evil spirit [syn: bogey, bogy, bogie]
      2: an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft [syn: bogy,
         bogie, bogey]