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  • Moving silently, using those skills that he had learned as a young boy in Caer Tinella and had then perfected during the powrie occupation in the days of the demon dactyl, Roger took a roundabout and inconspicuous course that brought him inevitably toward the servant quarters of the great house and the stairwell to the lower dungeon levels.

    Immortalis

  • “And my powrie is nowhere near as good as it should be.”

    Immortalis

  • Not to the great powrie fleet that attacked us in the time of the demon.

    Immortalis

  • “Or of the ways of the Alpinadorans,” Abbot Olin went on, “or of the powries — have you ever even seen a powrie, young warrior?”

    Ascendance

  • In truth, Jilseponie was more easily able to wipe the blood of a slain goblin or powrie from her sword than she was able to wipe her harsh words to Constance Pemblebury from her conscience.

    Ascendance

  • “Or of the ways of the Alpinadorans,” Abbot Olin went on, “or of the powries — have you ever even seen a powrie, young warrior?”

    Ascendance

  • In truth, Jilseponie was more easily able to wipe the blood of a slain goblin or powrie from her sword than she was able to wipe her harsh words to Constance Pemblebury from her conscience.

    Ascendance

  • "Yer friend Duke Kalas," another powrie, Dokie Ruggs, grumbled, storming to the rail beside the powrie leader.

    Mortalis

  • Roger had learned much in the trials of the last couple of years, had grown tremendously from the self-centered boy Juraviel and Nightbird had helped escape from the clutches of a vicious powrie band that had been occupying Caer Tinella.

    Mortalis

  • The powrie leader knew that he'd have to send his fellows to the oars again, and soon, bending their backs to compensate for the meager power the little square sail was providing.

    Mortalis

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  • very few references for this word... wikipedia has a trivial entry. found in fantasy video games and books, such as RA Salvatore, JK Rowling.

    A type of creature in fantasy. A goblin or dwarf.

    February 1, 2009

  • From what I can find, powrie is another name for a Red Cap, creatures from British folklore. See here.

    I feel compelled to point out that although Red Caps are mentioned in Harry Potter, JKR never uses this particular word.

    February 1, 2009

  • A type of malevolent murderous fay found in ruined castles. Their caps are dyed red in the blood of their victims.

    May 25, 2013