“And if they can get enough men ahead of it perhaps they can stop it in pogey Notch,” Lane concluded.
Their route lay through pogey, and Wade would be there ready to captain them.
That fire threatened Enchanted, once it should sweep through the chimney draught of pogey Notch.
At last pogey Notch had begun to suck at the raging fires with its granite lips.
Mr. Wade has left the top of the mountain with the girl, and will meet Mr. Barrett to the south of pogey Notch.
And roaring a good-natured cheer over their shoulders, the “Busters” filed away into the mouth of pogey Notch.
Had not the wind been at their backs, whistling from the north, the passage of pogey Notch would have proved a savage encounter.
[origin unknown; perhaps fr the common name of the trash fish menhaden, as suggesting something cheap, common, and to be caught with bait; perhaps fr the Southern pronunciation of porgy, another fish of a similar quality]