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  1. pogue(Noun)

    (in Ireland) A kiss

  2. pogue(Noun)

    A purse; hence money

  3. pogue(Noun)

    A young, male, passive homosexual

  4. pogue(Noun)

    A soldier who is assigned administrative rather than combat duties

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  1. Pogue

    Pogue is pejorative military slang for non-infantry, staff, and other rear-echelon or support units. "Pogue" frequently includes those who don't have to undergo the stresses that the infantry does. This term is thematically similar to the newer word Fobbit which refers to non-combat arms soldiers who never leave their Forward Operating Base. Fobbit is a combination of the acronym FOB and term Hobbit from Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings series. Hobbits never leave the Shire, while Fobbits never leave the FOB. However, the terms are not synonymous because a functionary at the Pentagon might be termed a pogue or REMF but could never be termed a Fobbit.

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