Banshee

Banshee (Ban`shee) , among the Irish, and in some parts of the Highlands and Brittany, a fairy, believed to be attached to a family, who gave warnings by wailings of an approaching death in it, and kept guard over it.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Ban`nockburn * Bantam
Bangor
Bangorian Controversy
Bangweo`lo
Banian days
Banjari
Banim, John
Banks, Sir Joseph
Banks, Thomas
Bannatyne Club
Ban`nockburn
Ban`shee
Bantam
Banting System
Bantry Bay
Bantu
Banville, Theodore de
Banyan
Ba`obab
Baphomet
Baptism
Baptiste, Jean

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Banshee in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable