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bogie (plural bogies)

  1. (UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada) Structure with axles and wheels under a railway carriage or locomotive, called railroad truck in US English.
  2. (India) Railway carriage
  3. Cigarette.
  4. (military) An aircraft of unknown friend/foe status. (compare bandit)
  5. (golf) A score one stroke higher than par on any one hole.
  6. (music) A toy similar to a violin bow, consisting of a wooden stick with notches along one or more sides or edges to produce a rattly noise when kratzed (stroked) against a hard edge, lip of container etc.
  7. A piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril.
  8. (Ulster Scots) Ghost.