Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hobgoblin.

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Examples

  • Maybe the little fellow ran into something too big for him, even with his fine new weapon—a hobthrush, or a bush-goblin, or another harpy.

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  • Maybe the little fellow ran into something too big for him, even with his fine new weapon - a hobthrush, or a bush-goblin, or another harpy.

    The Fuzzy Papers

  • Maybe the little fellow ran into something too big for him, even with his fine new weapon -- a hobthrush, or a bush-goblin, or another harpy.

    Little Fuzzy

  • On this the hobthrush put his head out of the splash-churn, which was amongst the household stuff, and said, 'Ay, we're flitting'.

    The Early Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson

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