A class of spirits in Celtic Mythology. They are the bad ones--although some are only tricksters. Others are more dangerous.

AKA: Bogle (most common), Bug, and bug-a-boo.

Bogies include:

Bo"gie (?), n. [A dialectic word. N. of Eng. & Scot.]

A four-wheeled truck, having a certain amount of play around a vertical axis, used to support in part a locomotive on a railway track.

 

© Webster 1913.

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