Wight (disambiguation)

Wight (disambiguation)

A wight is a Middle English word that means a creature or living being, especially a human being, subsequently used in fantasy fiction to refer to a variety of undead creatures.

Wight may also refer to:

* The Isle of Wight, an English island and county.
* Barrow-wights, wraith-like creatures in J. R. R. Tolkien's world of Middle-earth.
* Wight (Dungeons & Dragons), an undead creature in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.
* Paul Wight, an American professional wrestler best known for his work in World Wrestling Entertainment as "The Big Show".
* Robert Wight, a Scottish surgeon and botanist.
* Sean Wight, a former Australian rules football player.
* William Franklin Wight 1874-1954, English botanist.

ee also

*Vættir - mentions "sea-wights" and "land-wights" of Scandic mythology.

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