Definitions

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  • n. A species of sea bream native to the eastern Atlantic, Boops boops.
  • n. Bayou, waterway.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The boce; -- called also bogue bream. See boce.
  • intransitive v. To fall off from the wind; to edge away to leeward; -- said only of inferior craft.

from The 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.
  • n. A mouth; an embouchure.

Etymologies

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From Cajun French, from Choctaw bok ("creek, stream").

Examples

  • Salazar seems to be in the mold of Bush/Cheney and the Dept of Interior seems to be part of the problem. bogue-sailor

    Drilling regulator 'an agency in crisis,' Republican says

  • Jumpst shootst throbbst into me mouth like a bogue and arrohs!

    Finnegans Wake

  • J'ai aussi un blog pas trop bogue bilingue, France-Canada dans mon brand.

    Trackbacks: une erreur courante — Climb to the Stars

  • They said “bogue” for repulsive and “queer” for weird.

    Middlesex

  • 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!'

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • It's like we OD'd on hope last year and now we're all bogue.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • It said that the landings of other major species increased from 10.8 per cent for bogue to

    timesofmalta.com

  • Puisque vous n'avez demandé qu'une seule opération, le paquet n'est probablement pas installable et vous devriez envoyer un rapport de bogue.

    Planet Ubuntu

  • 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.

    jamelah.net

  • 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."

    jamelah.net

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  • a kind of fish

    October 28, 2008