Local name for various cryptids in mountainous areas of the United States, including HAIRY Bipeds, Devil Monkeys, North American Apes, Eastern Pumas, and Alien Big Dogs.

Etymology: Originally "ghost" or "haunt" but by the late 1960s, it also meant "monster" or "animal" in the southern United States.

Variant names: Booger dog, Booger man.

Sources: Frederic G. Cassidy, ed., Dictionary of American Regional English (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1985), vol. 1, pp. 333-334; Christopher Kiernan Coleman, Strange Tales of the Dark and Bloody Ground (Nashville, Tenn.: Rut ledge Hill, 1998), pp. 63-65.

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