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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

BAGHLE, BAGHEL, BOGHEL, n. [bɑxl]

1. A bundle.n.Ant. 1931 “Ballymoney” in North. Whig and Belfast Post (11 Dec.) 13/1:
A baghle, a bundle.

2. (See quots.)Uls. 1880 W. H. Patterson Gl. Ant. and Dwn.:
Baghel, boghel, a clumsy performer.
Uls. 1923 J. Logan Ulster in the X-Rays (2nd ed.) vi.:
A clumsy awkward fellow is sometimes called a “baghle” by the countryman.

[Cf. Bauchle, n., 4.]

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