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Gytrash

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A north-of-England spirit, which, in the form of horse, mule, or large dog, haunts solitary ways, and sometimes comes upon belated travellers.

“I remembered certain of Bessie’s tales, wherein figured a … spirit called a Gytrash.”—Charlotte. Bronte: Jane Eyre, xii.

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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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