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  • n. Plural form of boggart.


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  • When they are idle and mischievous, they are called boggarts, and they are a burden to the house they live in.

    Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories The Young Folks Treasury, Volume 1

  • The study found that despite being in time of accelerating technology, 21st century Britons have not turned their back on ghouls, boggarts, hell-hounds, witches, wizards, banshees and black magic curses, with a whopping 968 reports of demonic activity in the past 25 years.

    the black dog and the scottish play, indeed

  • But when it came to fairies, elves, changelings, and boggarts, no one Isabelle knew had the slightest idea.

    Falling In

  • She was never able to sleep amidst the everyday noises of the metropolis in their normal two storey houses but instead made for turrets or the highest attics, craving her remote battlements and the plaintive cries of the wolves, boggarts and shadowy spectres that dwelled in the treacherous swamps and misty plains of her homelands.

    an urban fairy story - the new gothic?

  • Written with a sly sense of humour and coming across as likeable, the Spook is someone you would want to know, not just to clear some boggarts from your cellar, but someone to talk to and understand.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Packed with fairy and folk tales mostly European but with a smattering of African and Asian, stories of water nixies, selkies, boggarts, pixies, fairies and much more, the whole of the Arthurian cycle and the myths and legends of the gods, goddesses and heroes of ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, it also held more nursery rhymes than I have ever seen anywhere since.

    From Then to Now - a Writing Journey

  • She tr êies to help Tamsin and gets involved with ghosts, boggarts, pookas and the Wild Hunt.

    Peter Beagle

  • Spooks roam the county keeping people safe from everything from boggarts to witches.

    Review of the Day: Revenge of the Witch

  • Grade: D Riddikulus Apparently this is a remarkably specific spell, used to turn boggarts into something amusing so that you can laugh, which weakens them.

    Harry Potter Spells: The Best and Worst in Hexes and Curses

  • A Complete Bunch of Pants: As much fun as a barrel of boggarts skip to main

    As much fun as a barrel of boggarts


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