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a hobgoblin; something that haunts, harasses, or frightens
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bo·gy 1(bō′gē, bo͝og′ē, bo͞o′gē)
Variant of bogey.
Variant of bogie1.
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or bo•gey(ˈboʊ gi, ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi)
n., pl. -gies or -geys.
1. a hobgoblin.
2. anything that haunts, frightens, or harasses.
[1830–40; bog, variant of obsolete bug bogy; see bogle]
n., pl. -gies.
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|Noun||1.||bogy - an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft|
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
|2.||bogy - an evil spirit|
evil spirit - a spirit tending to cause harm
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bogeyalso bogy or bogie
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