Harpies

Harpies, fabulous ravenous creatures, living in filth and defiling everything they touch, with the head and breast of a woman, the wings and claws of a bird, and a face pale with hunger, the personification of whirlwinds and storms, conceived of as merely ravening, wasting powers.

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

Haroun-al-Raschid * Harrington, James
Harlech
Harlequin
Harley, Robert, Earl of Oxford
Harmattan
Harmodius
Harnack, Adolf
Harold I.
Harold II.
Harold I. of Norway
Haroun-al-Raschid
Harpies
Harrington, James
Harris, Howel
Harris, Joel Chandler
Harris, Luke
Harrisburg
Harrison, Benjamin
Harrison, Frederic
Harrison, John
Harrison, William
Harrogate

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Harpies in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable