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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bo·gey n.; pl. bogeys ,
 1. A goblin; a bugbear.
    I have become a sort of bogey -- a killjoy.   --Wm. Black.
 2. Golf  A score on a given hole which is one stroke over par.  Originally, bogey had the same meaning as par does now, i.e. a given score or number of strokes, for each hole, against which players compete; -- said to be so-called because assumed to be the score of an imaginary first-rate player called Colonel Bogey.  A double bogey is a score of two strokes over par.
 3. Golf  Par.  See sense 2, above.  [Archaic]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 double bogey
      v : to shoot two strokes over par