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Moʹnacielʹlo [little monk]

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A sort of incubus in the mythology of Naples. It is described as a thick little man, dressed in a monk’s garment and broadbrimmed hat. Those who will follow when he beckons will be led to a spot where treasure is concealed. Sometimes, however, it is his pleasure to pull the bed-clothes off, and sometimes to sit perched on a sleeper.

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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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