bog n chiefly eSC, csNC

A dish of stewed meat and rice—usu in combs chicken bog, squirrel ~; hence n chicken bog a gathering at which this dish is served.

1922 State (Columbia SC) 22 July 4/6 neSC, The Latta correspondent of the Dillon Herald introduces yet another indigenous something, the chicken bog, which, it appears from the context, may be both a function and a dish: “The Young Men’s club entertained their young lady friends with a chicken bog at J. F. Bethea’s tobacco barn Tuesday evening. . . Mrs. J. F. Bethea and Miss Frances Bethea served the party with chicken bog and iced tea.” 1932 Robesonian (Lumberton NC) 18 July 3/5, Mrs. W. H. McLellan was hostess at a “chicken-bog” given at her tobacco barn Tuesday evening. 1941 Writers’ Program Guide South Carolina 153, In the Pee Dee region, chicken bog, a variety of chicken pilau, is favored for midday or moonlight picnics. 1950 PADS 14.15 SC, Bog. . . Rice cooked with poultry or game; pilau. Usually only in compounds: chicken bog, squirrel bog. a1966 (2010) Davis S. Sportsman 274 eSC, A favorite dinner dish at the clubhouse on deer-hunting days was squirrel bog, which was a mixture of stewed squirrel and rice cooked in a big cast-iron pot. 1966 DARE (Qu. H45) Inf SC7, Chicken bog—rice and chicken cooked together. 1976 Robesonian (Lumberton NC) 22 Sept 2/6, A chicken bog for supporters and friends of J. W. Hunt will be held on Saturday. 1981 Playboy Apr 201/2 SC, I didn’t want to make my debut as a Washington [DC] hostess ladling plates of chicken bog, a stewlike concoction of rice, sausage and chicken. 2014 Aiken Std. (SC) 9 May sec A 13/3, Midland Gospel Singing Center . . will host a Chicken Bog Supper and Gospel Sing, on Saturday.