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Meaning of BOGLE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bo"gle\, n. [Scot. and North Eng. bogle, bogill, bugill,
specter; as a verb, to terrify, fr. W. bwgwl threatening,
fear, bwg, bwgan, specter, hobgoblin. Cf. {Bug}.]
A goblin; a specter; a frightful phantom; a bogy; a bugbear.
[Written also {boggle}.]

 

 

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