buggy

Definitions

  • The First Home of The Columbus Buggy Co
    The First Home of The Columbus Buggy Co
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj buggy infested with bugs
    • adj buggy informal or slang terms for mentally irregular "it used to drive my husband balmy"
    • n buggy a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Buggy A light one horse two-wheeled vehicle. "Villebeck prevailed upon Flora to drive with him to the race in a buggy ."
    • Buggy A light, four-wheeled vehicle, usually with one seat, and with or without a calash top.
    • a Buggy Infested or abounding with bugs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • buggy Infested with bugs.
    • n buggy A name given to several species of carriages or gigs. In India, a gig with a large hood to screen those who travel in it from the sun's rays.
    • n buggy In coal-mining, a small wagon used for transporting coal from the working-face to the gangway.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Buggy bug′i a name given to several kinds of light carriages or gigs—in America, a light one-horse, four-wheeled vehicle with one seat; in England, two-wheeled; in India, provided with a hood to ward off the sun.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Bug
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
By some conn. with Bogie; ety. really quite unknown.

Usage

In literature:

We could hear the buggy boys just beyond the tall privet hedge.
"We Three" by Gouverneur Morris
Why, Jeffries and I have been scourin' all along the creek in a buggy.
"Canoe Boys and Campfires" by William Murray Graydon
At Sangre Grande, the railroad ended and a two-wheeled buggy was waiting.
"Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The hubs belonged to a snug-looking Rockaway buggy.
"The Wrong Woman" by Charles D. Stewart
I was not quite prepared for this move, but by four in the morning I was in a buggy on my road to Jenkintown.
"The Expressman and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
Anton, however, did not get in the buggy, as arranged.
"The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men" by Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
With a good horse and a light buggy, it did not take long for the eldest Rover boy to reach the Stanhope cottage.
"The Rover Boys on the Farm" by Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
Den us got back in de buggy and went back down de big road.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Many times has my father ridden to or from St. Paul with a sack of money in the buggy seat beside him.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
With a wild neigh of terror the animal fell bodily into the pit, drawing the buggy and its occupants after him.
"Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Here's this one, as red-cheeked and sociable as anybody could expect, and then there's that gal in the buggy.
"John Gayther's Garden and the Stories Told Therein" by Frank R. Stockton
Gone, too, are the horses and buggies and carryalls which used to stand by these gates or within those barns.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Cecil was waiting for me, so I got in the buggy and we drove off.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
While she stood there, a buggy came driving up the lane and wheeled about at the steps.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Miriam and Mattie drove in, in the little buggy, last evening after sunset, to find out what we were to do.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
It was not until a buggy stopped at the door, and the Opp brothers descended, that the tension was in any way relieved.
"Mr. Opp" by Alice Hegan Rice
He was pleased with it, and I asked him how he would like to trade his buggy for some of it.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
The farmer climbed into the buggy and the Quaker detective, following, took a seat by his side.
"A Cousin's Conspiracy" by Horatio Alger
A new buggy had been purchased, and it was John Hunter's pride.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
In the doorway Harding stood hesitating whether to go out or to wait until Mrs. Burke alighted from the buggy.
"The Rider of Waroona" by Firth Scott
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In poetry:

"Ned drives about in buggies,
Tom sometimes takes a 'bus;
Ah, cruel fate, why made you
My children differ thus?
Why make of Tom a DULLARD,
And Ned a GENIUS?"
"The King Of Brentford’s Testament" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Forget there are any political rings
Just think of the butter and eggs and things;
So wash off the buggy and hitch up the mare,
And we'll all go out to the county fair.
"The County Fair" by Edwin Carty Ranck
He says, "Get your saddle. I'll give you a chance."
We got in the buggy and went to the ranch
We waited till morning, right after chuck
I went out to see if that outlaw could buck.
"The Strawberry Roan" by Curley Fletcher
They'd have to come down by the coach in the morning,
As one of the two buggy ponies was lame,
Would I see the old doctor, and give him fair warning
To keep himself decently straight till they came?
"How Polly Paid For Her Keep" by Barcroft Henry Boake
Drunk? he is worse dan ever--poor leetle man! too bad!
Lissen to not'ing neider, but Johnnie is feel so glad
Ketchin' heem dere so easy, 'fore he can answer, "No"--
He’s tyin' heem on de buggy, an' off on de road he go--
"Doctor Hilaire" by William Henry Drummond
The buggy was a new one and, praise Dykes, it stood the strain,
Till he Waler jumped a bullock just above the City Drain;
And the next that I remember was a hurricane of squeals,
And the creature making toothpicks of my five-foot patent wheels.
"Municipal" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Amish buggy , truck collideTuesday morning.
Two injured in Amish buggy , semi-truck collision.
No one was injured when a horse and buggy collided with a sport utility vehicle in Providence Township this morning, state police said.
Driver charged in DWI, hit-skip crash of buggy .
Amish teens say hit-and-run driver struck Buggy intentionally.
As Useful as Buggy Whips.
Participants of Family Pathways Social Respite Gatherings enjoyed horse and buggy rides provided by local residents, Harold and Anna Anderson.
Harold and Anna have provided horse and buggy rides for the Karmel congregation for years, and on Aug 21 Gathering participants enjoyed the same treat.
Seniors who enjoyed the buggy rides began to talk and share about the past.
Harold and Anna Anderson have provided horse and buggy rides for the Karmel congregation for years and on Aug 21 participants of Family Pathways Social Respite Gathering enjoyed the same treat.
Couple take leisurely trip to Lambeau in horse-drawn buggy .
A northeast Missouri Amish man died after his horse and buggy was hit by a truck.
The patrol says a utility truck tried to merge into an exit lane and hit the back end of the buggy .
The driver of a horse- drawn buggy was hospitalized on Monday after being struck by a vehicle.
Dune buggy driver, 19, dies in Douglas collision.
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In science:

At this point and just briefly, we like to relate our goal of che cking consistency with the approach of the so-called buggy rules ().
On Requirements for Programming Exercises from an E-learning Perspective
As we will explain later on, our goal to have a reasoning procedure about exercises can be seen as a technique that would allow to suggest whether something like buggy rules might be required at some point in a given exercise speci fication.
On Requirements for Programming Exercises from an E-learning Perspective
Another related case employing something similar to the notion of buggy rules is .
On Requirements for Programming Exercises from an E-learning Perspective
In addition, buggy-rules can be also included which serve to encode possible common user misconceptions and errors for the speci fic task.
On Requirements for Programming Exercises from an E-learning Perspective
In some cases, the changed code might not be the vulnerable one, but it helped to remove the vulnerability, despite the original buggy code not being edited.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
Even though the changed code is not buggy in some cases, we still abuse the concept and call it code responsible.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
Together with the assumption ASS3, our method might overestimate the vulnerable versions by classifying safety code as buggy (error type I, false positive).
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
Besides, a technical threat to construct validity may be the buggy implementation of the method.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
The reason is surely because we had to switch off the ByPassStreamer option, apparently buggy in such a context.
Twelve Ways to Build CMS Crossings from ROOT Files
To evaluate whether HadoopTest is able to identify bugs, we used Mutation Analysis [Ma et al. 2006; Offutt 1994] to create a set of buggy versions (i.e., mutants) of the PiEstimator.
Testing MapReduce-Based Systems
Reality is often different: five years late, over-budget and buggy.
Open architecture for multilingual parallel texts
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