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boggart

(ˈbɒɡət)
n
dialect Northern English a ghost or poltergeist
[perhaps from bog, variant of bug2 + -ard]
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The book offers a place-based guide to imaginary creatures such as elves, fairies, boggarts, water horses, mermen, Green Men, Wild Men, Nuckelavee, and Black Shuck, with special emphasis on actual locations associated with various legends and creatures.
Other activities include outdoor painting, creating monsters and boggarts out of clay and getting stuck into a big group art project.
Tom is the seventh son of a seventh son, and because of this face, he is given the powers of seeing things others cannot, such as boggarts, ghosts and other elemental creatures.
Following the death of the man under whom he had apprenticed, Tom Ward is now a full-fledged Spook, charged with protecting his town of Chipenden from ghosts, ghasts, boggarts, and witches.
The Spook's Revenge concludes the series of 13 books about Tom Ward's apprenticeship to the county's Spook, a man responsible for protecting the county from boggarts, witches and a host of other creatures from the dark.
When asked if she believes in "boggarts," she explains that her grandfather had to "flit eaut of his heause i'th' Baum Chapel-yard through nowt at o but th' racketin din ut th' boggart used to mak, specially i'th' neet toime, when it coome thungin up th' stairs, as though it wur one o'th' family boggarts comin upo' horseback.
The name is from a book saying children can be helpful Brownies or lazy boggarts.
95 pbk); HarperCollins Sophie and the Shadow Woods--The Swamp Boggles, The Fog Boggarts, The Spider Gnomes Linda Chapman/Lee Weatherly ($9.
Since "[t]he life force is ever moving, altering its appearance" (Sea 70)--and since it animates all levels of creation--the Celtic belief structure recognizes a bewildering variety of forms of existence: "sprites and boggarts, will-o'-the-wisps and pixies, spriggans and flibbergibbets" (Land 79), pookas, kobolds, hobgoblins, finfolk, old gods such as the Man in the Moon, the Forest Lord, or Yarthkins, monster creatures such as kelpies (Land 171-172, 414-415), knuckers, Pictish beasts, draugrs, and hogboons.
You can also join in the longest peel competition on Apple Day - tomorrow and on Thursday, October 28 hunt for Boggarts in the bushes.
You can also join in the longest peel competition on Apple Day on Sunday and on Thursday, October 28, hunt for Boggarts in the bushes.
Segun el folklore de las islas britanicas, los boggarts se asemejan a los gnomos, visten ropas andrajosas, son sucios y peludos, torpes con las manos y pies, maliciosos, sumamente traviesos y suelen romper, tirar y esconder las cosas de la casa que habitan.