Pogy

Pogy ist die Bezeichnung von:

  • Pogy (Michigan), eine Ortschaft im Mecosta County, im US-Bundesstaat Michigan
  • Pogy Creek, ein Fluss im Mecosta County, im US-Bundesstaat Michigan
  • Pogy Lake, ein See im Mecosta County, im US-Bundesstaat Michigan
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  • Pogy — Po gy, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The menhaden. [1913 Webster] Note: Pogy is often confounded with porgy, and therefore incorrectly applied to various fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pogy — ☆ pogy [pō′gē; ] also [ päg′ē ] n. pl. pogies [shortened < Maine dial. poghaden, prob. < Abenaki] 1. MENHADEN 2. a surfperch (Amphistichus rhodoterus) …   English World dictionary

  • pogy — menhaden men*ha den, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American marine fish ({Brevoortia tyrannus}) of the Herring family ({Clupeidae}), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; called also {mossbunker}, {bony fish}, {chebog}, {pogy},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pogy — pogy1 /poh gee, pog ee/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) pogy, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) pogies. 1. a porgy. 2. a viviparous perch, Amphistichus rhodoterus, found in the shallow waters off the Pacific coast of the U.S. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • pogy — noun (plural pogies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration from poghaden, perhaps from Eastern Abenaki Date: circa 1847 menhaden …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pogy — n American the female sex organs. The word is prob ably derived from the obsolete pogie or pogue , which denoted a male homo sexual, hence sexual activity in general …   Contemporary slang

  • pogy — po·gy …   English syllables

  • pogy — I po•gy [[t]ˈpoʊ gi, ˈpɒg i[/t]] n. pl. (esp. collectively) gy, (esp. for kinds or species) gies. 1) ich surfperch 2) ich menhaden • Etymology: 1855–60; shortening of poghaden (a Maine dial. term, perh. < Eastern Abenaki); see y II II po•gy… …   From formal English to slang

  • pogy — noun money received from the state • Syn: ↑dole, ↑pogey • Regions: ↑Canada (for: ↑pogey), ↑Canada • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pogy Lake — Bild gesucht  BW Geographische Lage Mecosta County (Michigan, USA) Zuflü …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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