cù sìth

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[ScG, fairy dog].

The formidable fairy dog of Gaelic Scotland. Often represented to be the size of a yearling bullock, the cù sìth differs from other Celtic fairy dogs by being dark green. The cù sìth is shaggy and has paws as wide as a man's hand. Folk motif: F241.6. See also DOG; FAIRY DOG.

Subjects: Religion.

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