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pogey bait

noun, Slang.
candy or a treat used to lure a child into a sexual situation.
Origin of pogey bait
1915-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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pogey bait

noun phrase

(Variations: pogie or pogy or poggie or poggy may replace pogey) Candy and cake, etc; sweets; nonmilitary food and delicacies carried on field exercises

[1918+; so called because they could be used in the seduction of boys and young men, pogues, into homosexual acts]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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