bogie

Definitions

  • THE BOGIE MAN
    THE BOGIE MAN
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bogie an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
    • n bogie an evil spirit
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bogie A four-wheeled truck, having a certain amount of play around a vertical axis, used to support in part a locomotive on a railway track.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bogie See bogy.
    • n bogie A name first given at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in England, to a coal-wagon or truck so constructed as to turn easily in moving about the quays; a trolly.
    • n bogie An English term for a four-wheeled truck supporting the front part of a locomotive engine, or placed one under each end of a railway-carriage, and turning beneath it by means of a central pin or pivot, to facilitate the passing of sudden curves.
    • n bogie In a saw-mill, a small carriage running on a transverse track on a log-carriage, used to change the position of the log in relation to the saw.
    • n bogie A small wheelbarrow or box upon wheels, made of light boiler-plate iron, used in the removal from the furnace of blackash in the manufacture of soda by the Leblanc process.
    • n bogie See Colonel Bogie.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bogie bōg′i a low truck on four wheels, so constructed as to turn easily, a trolly: a revolving under-carriage, as in a locomotive engine.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ety. unknown; perh. conn. with Bogy, a fiend.

Usage

In literature:

Croup has almost ceased to be one of the bogies of the nursery.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
Our Bogie closed steadily.
"Greylorn" by John Keith Laumer
Do I hear a man speaking, or is it a boy, frightened by a bogy?
"A Chinese Command" by Harry Collingwood
Suddenly the idea came on him that these sounds were made by one of the much-dreaded bogies.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
Then it was used as a bogy by small politicians.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
Oh, I can tell you bogy stories that 'll make your hair stand up straight; but this is the night for wee Jean.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
That will be better than talking about headless bogies to scare Hatty.
"Our Bessie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Loch Morar, on the mainland, contains a huge mystic bogie, undefined in shape, but of terrible malignity.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
You are just raising bogies.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
I don't understand your motive, and I'd rather not guess at it; but I'm not a child to be scared by a bogy.
"Nobody" by Louis Joseph Vance
This bogy has no sound foundation.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
The first landfall I made was when I got through the bush of wild cocoa-nuts, and came in view of the bogies on the wall.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Once within the wood in the deepening dusk I seemed to leave the bogies behind.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
The devil was the bogie-man of the priest.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
Coolin's Tombstone is now built into the front wall of Skerryvore, and poor Bogie's (with a Latin inscription also) is set just above it.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
As I said, we only find it when we have finished with the bogie of love.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
He could have laughed aloud at the bogies he had escaped.
"The Torch Bearer" by Reina Melcher Marquis
He seemed to be a good deal of a "bogie" in the family.
"The Girls of Hillcrest Farm" by Amy Bell Marlowe
But you'd be frightened, and you'd dream of bogies all night.
"The Golden Age" by Kenneth Grahame
They're as frightened of bogies as so many children.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley" by Bertram Mitford
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In poetry:

He waved his hand - a vapour came -
A wizard POLTER reckoned him;
A bogy rose and called his name,
And with his finger beckoned him.
"Bob Polter" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"Some dialects are objected to -
For one, the IRISH brogue is:
And then, for all you have to do,
One pound a week they offer you,
And find yourself in Bogies!
"Phantasmagoria Canto IV ( Hys Nouryture )" by Lewis Carroll
Careless the yellow-beaks slept on,
They never had heard of the bogy, Tomorrow;
The mother sat outside making her moan—
"I shall soon have to beg, or steal, or borrow!
I have always to say, the night before,
Where shall I find one red worm more!"
"The Early Bird" by George MacDonald

In news:

It's Burberry vs Bogie in 'Casablanca' Case.
Smithsonian film fest opened by Bogie 's son.
If part of what makes a great bartender is flash and charisma, Don Bogie won't be anyone's jar of olives.
Lakewood, Bogie punch final tickets.
Bogie , Lakewood in final.
Lisa Jividen and Susan Bowman, with Plateau Animal Hospital, trim Bogie's nails during a fundraiser Wednesday.
Interspecies Friendship: Bogie and Cow.
The idea that Medical malpractice costs and defensive medicine are big reasons for higher healthcare costs has long been an attractive bogie for the physician lobby in this country.
See Bogie in His Natural Habitat: 35mm.
Achieved through better cleaning of wheel sets and bogies.
"'See Me on My Way' is a song about the liberating feeling of moving on while accepting the fears and doubts that surround such an action," Superhuman Happiness' Stuart Bogie tells Rolling Stone.
Bogie is the latest addition to the Port Angeles Police Department.
Bogie, the department's newest K9 dog, was handpicked by master trainer Cpl.
Bogie the overgrown Chihuahua has an energetic soul.
Bogie in 'Deadline USA' tops list of much-requested titles coming soon from Fox MOD .
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In science:

As a motivation that inspired this work, we mention study of physics and transport of granular matter . A similar model has been also used to describe the motion of railway bogies .
Simple models of bouncing ball dynamics and their comparison
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