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BOGUS (of uncertain origin, possibly ...

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 121 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BOGUS (of uncertain origin, possibly connected with the Fr. bagasse, sugar-cane refuse), a slang word, originally used in America of the apparatus employed in counterfeiting coins, and now generally of any sham or spurious transaction.
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