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  • (also called Chagrin): An evil spirit believed in by Continental Gypsies. It has the form of a hedgehog, is hellow in colour, and is a foot and a half in length and a span in breadth. "I am certain," says Wlislocki, "that this creature is none other than the equally demoniac being called Harginn, still elieved in by the inhabitants of North-western India." Horses are special prey of the Chagrin, who rides them into a state of exhaustion... The next day they appear sick and weary, with tangled manes and bathed in sweat...

    (From An Encyclopaedia of Occultism)

    September 4, 2008