boggart


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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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Sunday, Dec 3 - Baildon Way, Skelmanthorpe & Woodman Clayton West, calling at: Boggart Lane, Standback Way, Baildon Way, Manor Road, Pack Horse close, Whinmoor Drive.
The scene, set in Remus Lupin's Boggart class in 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' didn't make the final edit, but Jay was grateful.
The second match is at Boggart Hole Clough on Saturday, November 12 with the first round of fixtures in the Liverpool & District Cross Country League kicking off on Saturday, October 29 at Arrowe Park for senior athletes.
Tenure-Track Legal-Writing Faculty and the Boggart in the Wardrobe, 7 Scribes J.
They are out of the same mould as the boggart or troll in European mythology.
During the fascinating journey to this itty-bitty world, a player meets many charismatic characters, enjoys picturesque landscapes blending mundane with magic and helps cute little brownies to rebuild facilities of their village destroyed by evil Boggart.
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.
I went with my brother Joseph, eight, and sister, Abbie, 12, and my grandparents, who wouldn't know a bowtruckle from a boggart.
uk; Travels with my Boggart (The Brindley, High Street, Runcorn) today, 7.
Without her there would be no quidditch, butterbeer or boggart, never mind Harry, Hermione and Ron.
In all three cases, the boggart, a being that turns into that which the viewer most fears, becomes "a silvery orb hanging in the air in front of Lupin" (Azkaban 138).
Last night Ms Holdsworth of Boggart Hill Drive, Seacroft, Leeds, demanded a public apology from Cleveland Police, which the force immediately rejected.