Definitions

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  • n. A vampire

Etymologies

Polish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “Will your ladyships be pleased to buy an amulet against the oupire, which is going like the wolf, I hear, through these woods,” he said dropping his hat on the pavement.

    Carmilla

  • It could not be that terrible complaint which the peasants called the oupire, for I had now been suffering for three weeks, and they were seldom ill for much more than three days, when death put an end to their miseries.

    Carmilla

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  • A vampire

    “Will your ladyships be pleased to buy an amulet against the oupire, which is going like the wolf, I hear, through these woods,�? he said dropping his hat on the pavement. - Carmilla

    March 15, 2009