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bogue

intransitive verb \ ˈbōg \

Definition of bogue

-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal
: to move aimlessly or slowly
  • just boguing around

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Origin and Etymology of bogue

origin unknown


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bogue

noun \ " \
variants: or less commonly bogue bream

Definition of bogue

plural -s
: boce

Origin and Etymology of bogue

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


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bogue

noun \ " \

Definition of bogue

plural -s
chiefly South & Midland
: a passage of water : stream

Origin and Etymology of bogue

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


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