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Arrach

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[ScG, spectre, apparition; mannikin].

Spectral monster of Scottish Gaelic folk tradition. It is often confused with Tarrach, from an t-arrachd, or it may be called Biast. (Cf. OIr. null...

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Arrach

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[ScG, spectre, apparition; mannikin].

Spectral monster of Scottish Gaelic folk tradition. It is often confused with Tarrach, from an t-arrachd, or it may be called Biast. (Cf. OIr. null...

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Arrach

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 34 words.

[ScG, spectre, apparition; mannikin].

Spectral monster of Scottish Gaelic folk tradition. It is often confused with Tarrach, from an t-arrachd,

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fuath

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[ScG, hatred, aversion; cf. OIr. fúath, hate; likeness].

Generic term for a class of spectral monsters in Highland Gaelic folklore, usually having a close connection with water,...

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