barghest definition

  • noun:
    • A goblin in English folklore, frequently showing up in the shape of a big puppy and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
    • A legendary monstrous black dog with huge teeth and claws.
    • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
    • A goblin, in the shape of a big dog, portending misfortune.
    • A goblin in English folklore, frequently appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
    • A legendary monstrous black puppy with huge teeth and claws.
    • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or character.
    • A goblin, in the form of a large dog, portending misfortune.

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