Boodle

Boo"dle

(), n. [Origin uncertain.] 1. The whole collection or lot; caboodle. [Low, U. S.] Bartlett.
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2. Money given in payment for votes or political influence; bribe money; swag. [Polit. slang, U. S.]
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Boog"ey*man

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Bo"gey*man

} (), n. Something frightful, as a specter; anything imaginary that causes needless fright; something used to excite needless fear; also, something really dangerous, or an imaginary monster, used to frighten children, etc. "Go to sleep or the Boogeyman will get you."
Syn. -- Hobgoblin; goblin; specter; ogre; scarecrow; booger; bugaboo; bugbear.
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