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gytrash

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  • gytrash —  , gytrash, guytrash    A frightening shape changing apparition, usually in animal form, in the folklore of northern England. It was described by Branwell Bronte (d. 1848) in his unpublished fragment Percy as a spectre not at all similar to the… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Gytrash — The Gytrash, a legendary black dog known in northern England, was said to haunt lonely roads awaiting travellers. Appearing in the shape of horses, mules, or dogs, the Gytrash haunt solitary ways and lead people astray. They are usually feared,… …   Wikipedia

  • gytrash — gy·trash …   English syllables

  • gytrash — ˈgī.ˌtrash variant of guytrash …   Useful english dictionary

  • guytrash —  , gytrash, guytrash    A frightening shape changing apparition, usually in animal form, in the folklore of northern England. It was described by Branwell Bronte (d. 1848) in his unpublished fragment Percy as a spectre not at all similar to the… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Black dog (ghost) — A black dog is the name given to a being found primarily in the folklores of the British Isles. The black dog is essentially a nocturnal apparition, often said to be associated with the Devil, and its appearance was regarded as a portent of death …   Wikipedia

  • English folklore — Poor little birdie teased, by the 19th century English illustrator Richard Doyle depicts an elf as imagined in English folktales. English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can… …   Wikipedia

  • Dip (Catalan myth) — In Catalan myth, Dip (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈdip]) is an evil, black, hairy dog, an emissary of the Devil, who sucks people s blood. Like other figures associated with demons in Catalan myth, he is lame in one leg. Dip is pictured on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Shuck — Artist s impression of the Black Shuck. Commonly described features include large red eyes, bared teeth and shaggy black fur.[1] Black Shuck, Old Shuck, Old Shock or simply Shuck is the name given to a ghostly black dog which is said to roam the… …   Wikipedia

  • Barghest — Barghest, Bargtjest, Bo guest, Bargheist, Bargeist, Barguist, Bargest or Barguest is the name often given in the north of England, especially in Yorkshire, to a legendary monstrous black dog with huge teeth and claws, though in other cases the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hobbit (word) — The invention of the word hobbit is traditionally ascribed to J. R. R. Tolkien. When The Hobbit was first published, however, there was some debate over the actual origins of the word. This debate would continue for some time. Generally Hobbit is …   Wikipedia

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