bog-trotter

bog-trotter [ˊbɒgˏtrɒtə] n
1) обита́тель боло́т
2) шутл. ирла́ндец

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

Смотреть что такое "bog-trotter" в других словарях:

  • bog trotter — bog trotter, an Irish peasant …   Useful english dictionary

  • bog-trotter — n British an Irish person. A pejorative term heard since the 17th century. The alternative form bog hopper is sometimes used in the USA …   Contemporary slang

  • BOG-TROTTER —    a name given to the Scottish moss troopers, now to certain Irish for their agility in escaping over bogs …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • bog-trotter — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bog — bog; bog·gart; bog·gy; bog·head; bog·land; bog·let; bog·o·mil; bog·o·mil·ism; bog·sucker; bog·trotter; che·bog; em·bog; iam·bog·ra·pher; phle·bog·ra·phy; plum·bog; to·bog·gan·er; bog·gle; to·bog·gan; bog·o·mile; rhom·bog·e·nous; to·bog·gan·ist; …   English syllables

  • bog — {{11}}bog (n.) c.1500, from Gaelic and Irish bogach bog, from adj. bog soft, moist, from PIE *bhugh , from root *bheugh to bend (see BOW (Cf. bow) (v.)). Bog trotter applied to the wild Irish from 1670s. {{12}}bog (v.) to sink (something or… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bog — n. & v. n. 1 a wet spongy ground. b a stretch of such ground. 2 Brit. sl. a lavatory. v.tr. (bogged, bogging) (foll. by down; usu. in passive) impede (was bogged down by difficulties). Phrases and idioms: bog bean = BUCKBEAN. bog myrtle a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bogtrotter — bog·trotter …   English syllables

  • hillside men —    obsolete Irish    outlaws    A 19th century use when most of the population wished to be freed from English control but abhorred violence:     He was no bog trotter... but ranged on the side of the moonlighters and the hillside men. (Flanagan …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Bogger — is an Irish derisory term for someone not from a city. aka rednecks with 4 wheelers goin through gigantic puddles. Under other circumstances, it can be extended to refer to those not from The Pale, or even more tightly, to those not from Dublin.… …   Wikipedia

  • Eurasian Bittern — Taxobox name = Eurasian Bittern status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49614|title=Botaurus stellaris|downloaded=12 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this… …   Wikipedia

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