Definitions

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  • n. A long-haired nocturnal and often malevolent Breton fairy princess.

Etymologies

Breton korr ("dwarf"), literally "little dwarf". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There are nine korrigan dancing around the fountain in the clear full moon, with flowers in their hair and robes of white wool, There the mother boar and her nine little boars in the gate of their castle their pigsty, snuffling and digging; little one run to the orchard, the old boar shall teach you trick!

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  • That was no bad idea, lingering sanctity of St. Corentin and so forth, but the thaumaturgic tests were sloppily done and nobody spotted a korrigan trapped in the metal.

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