Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of bog.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Peddling; hawking.

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Examples

  • Before the whole "bogging" phenom, I thought online dating was sketchy.

    blog: On Dating Like A Man

  • Meanwhile my host told me his story, how hard he worked "bogging" for a neighboring farmer, turning up a meadow with a spade or bog hoe at the rate of ten dollars an acre and the use of the land with manure for one year, and his little broad-faced son worked cheerfully at his father's side the while, not knowing how poor a bargain the latter had made.

    Walden~ Chapter 10 (historical)

  • Before I had reached the pond some fresh impulse had brought out John Field, with altered mind, letting go "bogging" ere this sunset.

    Walden~ Chapter 10 (historical)

  • Field, with altered mind, letting go "bogging" ere this sunset.

    Walden

  • Posted prominently on the lake trail is an earnestly illustrated sign, informing visitors that the "bogging" of the lake is a natural process, though accelerated somewhat by the planting of those lilies and irises.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Popular attractions include the fireworks displays, demolition derby, professional wrestling, truck pull, and mud "bogging," where drivers maneuver their vehicles through a thick pile of mud.

    The Enterprise Home RSS

  • Popular attractions included the fireworks displays, demolition derby, professional wrestling, truck pull, and mud "bogging," where drivers maneuvered their vehicles through a thick pile of mud.

    The Enterprise Home RSS

  • A big regulatory challenge I heard from the Malaysian regulator is to avoid bogging down in the myriad unsavory, annoying but not terribly harmful practices that can dissipate supervisory energy, reserving resources to respond to those that can cause significant harm.

    Elisabeth Rhyne: An Open Letter to Elizabeth Warren

  • Her wide-ranging knowledge of 18th-century medicine, marriage customs, birth control, child-bearing and rearing, botanical discoveries, and the first glimmers of suffrage always illuminate the subject without bogging down the fast-paced narrative.

    Wedlock: Summary and book reviews of Wedlock by Wendy Moore.

  • The banks 'strategy for getting this mess cleaned up was to run huge numbers of people through this fraudulent and obscene foreclosure mill process, but the law and community organizations have caught up to them, and the process is bogging down into a slow moving morass that, for the second time in 2 years, is threatening the very existence of these big banks.

    Mike Lux: The Coming Battle

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