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a French metro car, showing one of its two goblin-like bogies
 
A bogie on a Finnish hopper wagon

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From northern English dialect in the 19th century, not the same as bogey

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bogie (plural bogies)

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, rail transport) One of two sets of wheels under a locomotive or railcar; the structure with axles and wheels under a locomotive, railcar, or semi.
  2. (India) A railway carriage.
  3. (music) A toy similar to a violin bow, consisting of a wooden stick with notches along one or more sides or edges to produce a rattly noise when stroked against a hard edge, eg, the lip of container.
  4. Alternative form of bogey: various hostile supernatural creatures, especially (Ulster Scots) a ghost.
  5. (military) Alternative form of bogey: an unknown or hostile aircraft.
  6. (golf) Alternative form of bogey: a score of one over par on a hole.
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bogie (plural bogies)

  1. (Britain) Alternative form of bogey: a booger.
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After Humphrey Bogart

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bogie (plural bogies)

  1. Alternative form of bogart: a cigarette.
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