bogy

[ boh-gee; for 1, 2 also boo g-ee, boo-gee ]SEE DEFINITION OF bogy

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And I had nothing to eat, and I was so frightened—for she said there was a bogy there—that I nearly died.

Yet in the farmer's eye it was "shiftless" (the New Englander's bogy).

Do I hear a man speaking, or is it a boy, frightened by a bogy?

Bogy, distributing his precious belongings in bits about the globe.

Bogy, the personification of the aimless, senseless globe-trotter.

Here we are, safe and sound, and met no bogy, thank goodness!

These machines must be safe to ride in, but the bogy of radiation was frightening.

The fear of ill-luck, in other words, is the bogy that haunts him night and day.

That he is a fable invented by the Inner Ring, a bogy to frighten us with.

I reckon it out that he's a figurehead—just a bogy name to frighten the children with.

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