Bouge

Bouge

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gouged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gouging (?).] 1. To scoop out with a gouge.
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2. To scoop out, as an eye, with the thumb nail; to force out the eye of (a person) with the thumb. [K S.]
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A barbarity mentioned by some travelers as formerly practiced in the brutal frays of desperadoes in some parts of the United States.
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3. To cheat in a bargain; to chouse. [Slang, U. S.]
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