Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common name for ignis fatuus.
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1937, coined in the fantasy tales of J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973).
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The Earth's Anomalous Lightforms: 'The web is littered with folklore sites made by amateur researchers that contain lists of synonyms for the Will-o'-the-wisp. In most cases, citations and sources ...
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