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[ScG, fairy, elf].

Wantonly mischievous sprite of Highland folklore, especially intrusive on women in birth pains and a thief of newborn infants. One of the most common figures in early Highland lore, the s'thich was denounced by a 17th-century clergyman of the Kirk for its peculiar, flint-like deadly weapons.

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