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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spirit or ghost.

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  • In Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, the first sign of Mr. Rochester's presence is the sight of his faithful companion Pilot, a "great black and white long-haired dog" that Jane, encountering on a dark night, first mistakes for a Gytrash, "a lion-like creature with long hair and a huge head."
    Mikita Brottman, The Great Grisby: Two Thousand Years of Exceptional Dogs (New York: HarperCollins), ch. 2.

    July 26, 2016