Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, to drop off from the wind; edge away to leeward with the wind, as some vessels of inferior sailing qualities do.
- n. An acanthopterygian fish, Box vulgaris, of the family Sparidæ, found in the Mediterranean, on the west coast of Africa, and in rare cases on the coasts of Britain. The body is oblong and compressed, the head and mouth are small, the teeth notched, the eyes large, and the general coloring is brilliant. Also called
- n. A mouth; an embouchure. Used specifically in the name the Bogue, the principal mouth of the Canton river in China (also called
Boca Tigris, the Tiger's Mouth).
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. (Naut.) To fall off from the wind; to edge away to leeward; -- said only of inferior craft.
- n. (Zoöl.) The boce; -- called also
bogue bream. See boce.
- From Cajun French, from Choctaw bok ("creek, stream"). (Wiktionary)
“Salazar seems to be in the mold of Bush/Cheney and the Dept of Interior seems to be part of the problem. bogue-sailor”
“Jumpst shootst throbbst into me mouth like a bogue and arrohs!”
“J'ai aussi un blog pas trop bogue bilingue, France-Canada dans mon brand.”
“They said “bogue” for repulsive and “queer” for weird.”
“When I told her there were plenty, she went off to look herself, and came back and told me in a peremptory tone that 'she had looked and there was not a single bogue there!”
“It's like we OD'd on hope last year and now we're all bogue.”
“It said that the landings of other major species increased from 10.8 per cent for bogue to”
“Puisque vous n'avez demandé qu'une seule opération, le paquet n'est probablement pas installable et vous devriez envoyer un rapport de bogue.”
“Right, so anyway, I was looking through my journal and other than finding "totally bogue" I found evidence of my early teenage notion of flirting, juxtaposed with evidence that I have always been completely awkward.”
“I was looking through some old journals earlier for blog material because I love nothing more than wallowing in personal humiliation (in case you couldn't tell) and I came across this part where I declared that something was "totally bogue.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘bogue’.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
They sound like their meaning
spotted dick, bubble and squeak, toad in the hole, pets de nonnes, pigs in a blanket, prairie oysters, ropa vieja, manchamanteles, arme ritter, schwalbennester, strammer max, cabeza de gato and 119 more...
Looking for tweets for bogue.