from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An often mischievous household elf in German folklore.
- n. A gnome that haunts underground places in German folklore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mischievous elf, or an evil spirit; a goblin.
- n. One of a diminutive and usually evil race of beings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of domestic spirit in German mythology, corresponding to the Scottish brownie and the English Robin Goodfellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Germany, an elemental spirit, or nature-spirit of the earth, corresponding to this element as undines, sylphs, and salamanders respectively correspond to water, air, and fire; a gnome or goblin.
Cobalt-based colours and pigments have been used since ancient times for jewellery and paints, and miners have long used the name kobold ore for some minerals.
Apparently some creature called a kobold escaped from wherever my grandfather trapped it, and it has teamed up with Milo.
FWIW, the problem I reported last week about van. pydeb is actually a toolchain issue, reproducible only with svn-buildpackage, I've forwarded all debugging info to kobold which is working on it ...
The kobold gasped and pointed to the third mirror.
The kobold was sitting on a small three-legged stool at the bottom of the platform, with an open book in his lap.
Encase it in salt with a capture spell, and the kobold will be trapped again.
“Actually, yes,” the kobold stated matter-of-factly.
“The kobold,” Darcy whispered with a quaking voice.
The kobold rushed toward Milo and pushed him into the shard.
Milo is the big question mark, but if we take the kobold out, his powers in the mirror should greatly diminish.