bo·gie | \ˈbō-gē \
variants: or less commonly bogey
plural bogies also bogeys

Definition of bogie 

1 : a low strongly built cart

2a chiefly British : a swiveling railway truck

b : the driving-wheel assembly consisting of the rear four wheels of a 6-wheel automotive truck

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

First Known Use of bogie

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bogie

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