Goblin
Goblin Gob"lin, n. [OE. gobelin, F. gobelin, LL. gobelinus, fr. Gr. ? knave, a mischievous goblin; or cf. G. kobold, E. kobold, cobalt, Armor. gobilin an ignis fatuus, goblin.] An evil or mischievous spirit; a playful or malicious elf; a frightful phantom; a gnome. [1913 Webster]

To whom the goblin, full of wrath, replied. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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