\ ˈbōg \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of bogue

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal
: to move aimlessly or slowly just boguing around

bogue

noun (1)
\ " \
variants: or less commonly bogue bream
plural -s

Definition of bogue (Entry 2 of 3)

bogue

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of bogue (Entry 3 of 3)

chiefly South & Midland
: a passage of water : stream

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History and Etymology for bogue

Intransitive verb

origin unknown

Noun (1)

borrowed from French, going back to Middle French, borrowed from Old Occitan boga, going back to Latin bōca

Noun (2)

borrowed from Louisiana French, borrowed from Choctaw bo·k “creek, river”

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“Bogue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bogue. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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