from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Apparently, a spirit or goblin.


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  • There was no reason to suppose that any such ounces of tea had ever been in existence, or that the old steward so much as knew what was the matter; --- he passed his life in considering himself periodically defrauded of a birch-broam by the beadle.

    The Uncommercial Traveller


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