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boyg

(bɔɪɡ)
n
a troll-like creature; an ogre
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Vernon-Smith, of Trinity, and the Social Settlement, Tooting, author of A Higher London' and 'The Boyg System at Work', came to the conclusion, after looking through his select and even severe library, that Dickens's 'Christmas Carol' was a very suitable thing to be read to charwomen.
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Peer Gynt contains a number of key scenes: Peer's fantasy ride in Act One, the Hall of the Mountain King, the encounter with the Boyg, the death of Aase, the lunatic asylum in Act Four, and Peer's monologues in Act Five.