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A mischievous creature in Manx folklore. Each has a mane of black hair and torch-like eyes. Arch and naughty, the buggane can chase people and frighten. All of them are adept at shape-shifting. One attends an evil magician as his slave. Sometimes compared with the cabbyl-ushtey, the Manx variant of the each uisce. See also the POOCA of Ireland and the BÒCAN of Gaelic Scotland.

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