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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

BOAGGIE, n. A light two-wheeled vehicle. [′bogi]Rxb.(D) 1925 E. C. Smith Mang Howes an Knowes 13:
An fient a trap, boaggie, geeg, laarrie, caager's cairt or hurlie cood A airt oot or hear tell-o gaun up Teiot.

[This is either an extension of bogie, a truck, or a Sc. form of Eng. buggy. For vowel change in the latter case, cf. boag (s.v. Bog) and Eng. bug.]

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