Bogies are short, dark, and furry goblins who like to scare children, as they are the only ones who can easily see them. They are quite sly and mischevious, but are not very intelligent.

They are small with black fur, and have red eyes that occasionaly glow with mischeif.

Bogies are also known as Bog, Bogey, Bogey Man, Bogeyman, Bogy, Boggarts, Bogge, Boggles, Bogie Beast, Boguey, Boo Man, Booger Man, Budge Fur, Cocos, and Cucui.

Pantheon: Celtic


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  • Sedgwick, Paulita. Mythological Creatures: A Pictoral Dictionary. Holt, Rinehart and Winston: New York, 1974.

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