Definition of Boggarts

1. Noun. (plural of boggart) ¹



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Definition of Boggarts

1. boggart [n] - See also: boggart

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boggarts

bogeyed
bogeying
bogeyism
bogeyisms
bogeyman
bogeymen
bogeypeople
bogeyperson
bogeypersons
bogeys
bogeywoman
bogeywomen
boggard
boggards
boggart
boggarts (current term)
bogged
bogged down
bogged off
bogger
boggers
boggery
boggier
boggiest
boggily
bogginess
bogginesses
bogging
bogging down
bogging off

Literary usage of Boggarts

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1. Traditions, Superstitions, and Folklore, (chiefly Lancashire and the North by Charles Hardwick (1872)
"Is my youthful imagination, some forty odd years ago, "boggarts," ghosts, or spirits of ... Certainly there are, or were, many boggarts whose mischievous ..."

2. Fourth Reader by Calvin Noyes Kendall, Marion Paine Stevens (1920)
"THE boggarts WHO BECAME BROWNIES JULIANA HORATIA EWING I "Children are a burden," said the tailor, as he sat on his bench stitching away. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1870)
"... there is a gorge, or hill-side chasm, known as “ hell Mouth.” There is a class of boggarts, ghosts, ... 185.5),when noticing time “boggarts, fairies, ..."

4. A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect by John Howard Nodal, George Milner (1875)
"A tribe of hardy, industrious, old-fashioned, simple-hearted folk, whose principal fear is poverty and boggarts. They still gather round the fire, ..."

5. Lancashire Legends, Traditions, Pageants, Sports, Etc., with an Appendix by John Harland (1873)
"But, in later times, it was conceived that the sacrifice must have been wholly consumed, and, consequently, that the two boggarts had full liberty to walk ..."

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