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 for Bouge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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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     Note: 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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bouge \Bouge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bouged] [Variant of bulge.
     Cf. Bowge.]
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     1. To swell out. [Obs.]
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     2. To bilge. [Obs.] "Their ship bouged." --Hakluyt.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bouge \Bouge\, v. t.
     To stave in; to bilge. [Obs.] --Holland.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bouge \Bouge\, n. [F. bouche mouth, victuals.]
     Bouche (see Bouche, 2); food and drink; provisions. [Obs.]
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           [They] made room for a bombardman that brought bouge
           for a country lady or two, that fainted . . . with
           fasting.                                 --B. Jonson.
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