Originally Posted by archie mac
"Was a ball that so mystified the batsman that it made him 'Goggle', this not wholly satisfatory but probably as close as we are likely to get"
This is from the 1878 Aussies the first white Australian team to tour England, Harry Boyle was said 'to be silly, to stand so close, to the batsman'.
Both of these are from "The Dictionary of Cricket" by Michael Rundell.
A great informative read.
If Google's lawyers found out about this, "bosie" would become a much more popular term if people wanted to avoid a writ!