fairy dog

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Irish folklore depicts a large, unnamed fairy dog, with white rings around its neck, roaming near Galway. See BRAN and SCEOLANG; CÙ S `TH; CW^N ANNWFN; FARBHANN; GWYLLGI; MAUTHE DOOG; MODDEY DHOO; the unnamed black dog haunting Sliab Mis [Slieve Mish] in Kerry; the unnamed but menacing black dogs haunting the quagmire of Youdic in Brittany. See also DOG.

Subjects: Religion.

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