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bogie

noun bo·gie \ˈbō-gē\

Definition of bogie

plural

bogies

also

bogeys

  1. 1 :  a low strongly built cart

  2. 2 a chiefly British :  a swiveling railway truck b :  the driving-wheel assembly consisting of the rear four wheels of a 6-wheel automotive truck

  3. 3 :  a small supporting or aligning wheel (as on the inside perimeter of a tank tread)



Variants of bogie

also

bogey

play \ˈbō-gē\

Origin and Etymology of bogie

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1835

Rhymes with bogie


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