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Bahr Geist (A)

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A banshee or greyspectre.

“Know then (said Eveline) it [the Bahr Geist] is a spectre, usually the image of the departed person, who, either for wrong suffered, sustained during life, or through treasure hidden, . . haunts the spot from time to time, becomes familiar to those who dwell there, and takes an interest in their fate.”—Sir W. Scott: The Betrothed, chap. 15.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bag-man (A)
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Baguette dArmide (La)
Bahagnia
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