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ID #1495

Bogue, Boague

/bowg/ [ W Car.; cf. Brit: dial. North bog /bowg/ + Sp. boca river mouth DJE, also US dial. South bogue creek ADD] n., Obs. boggy land; now only found in place names, such as the Eleuthera settlements of Upper and Lower Bogue: 1817 We were visited by a severe gale. . . the Boague did not suffer much (Dowson 92).

Tags: geography, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-08 06:46
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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