goblin

  • 1 Goblin — steht für: ein Fabelwesen, siehe Kobold Goblin (Band), eine italienische Band, die für ihre Horrorfilmmusik bekannt wurde eine Moblin Variante von Novell de Havilland Goblin, ein britisches Strahltriebwerk der ersten Generation McDonnell XF 85… …

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  • 2 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Goblin — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Un Goblin, ou plutôt Gobelin dans sa graphie française correcte, est une créature surnaturelle. Goblin est un groupe de musique. Goblins 3 est …

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  • 4 Goblin — puede referirse a: trasgo, una criatura mitológica; trauco, otra criatura mitológica; duende, ser mitológico elemental de la naturaleza, guardián de los bosques y de todos los seres vivos que habitan en ellos. de Havilland Goblin, uno de los… …

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  • 5 goblin — ► NOUN ▪ a mischievous, ugly, dwarf like creature of folklore. ORIGIN Old French gobelin, possibly related to German Kobold (denoting a spirit who haunts houses or lives underground) or to Greek kobalos mischievous goblin …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 goblin — GOBLÍN s.n. v. goblen. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 7 goblin — (n.) early 14c., a devil, incubus, fairy, from O.Fr. gobelin (12c., as M.L. Gobelinus, the name of a spirit haunting the region of Evreux, in chronicle of Ordericus Vitalis), of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Ger. kobold (see COBALT (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 goblin — [n] elf bogeyman, brownie, demon, fiend, gnome, gremlin, imp, kobold, nixie, pixie, spirit, sprite; concept 370 …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 goblin — [gäb′lin] n. [ME gobelin < OFr < ML gobelinus < VL * cobalus < Gr kobalos, sprite] Folklore an evil or mischievous spirit, often represented in pictures as humanlike and ugly or misshapen in form …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Goblin — Infobox Paranormalcreatures Creature Name = Goblin Image Caption = Grouping = Mythological creature Fairy Possibilities = AKA = Country = Region = Europe Habitat = First Reported = In folklore Last Sighted = Status = UnconfirmedA goblin is an… …

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  • 11 goblin — /gob lin/, n. a grotesque sprite or elf that is mischievous or malicious toward people. [1300 50; ME gobelin < MF < MHG kobold goblin; see KOBOLD] Syn. GOBLIN, GNOME, GREMLIN refer to supernatural beings thought to be malevolent to people.… …

    Universalium

  • 12 goblin — [14] Goblin probably came via Anglo Norman from medieval Latin gobelīnus, which was reported by the 12th century English chronicler Ordericus Vitalis as haunting the area around Évreux in northwestern France. It is thought that this could have… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 13 goblin —    A wandering sprite who attaches itself to households and both helps and plagues the residents. Goblins are comparable to low level DEMONs, not inherently evil but mischievous, the equivalent of brownies in England and Scotland, kobalds in… …

    Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • 14 goblin — UK [ˈɡɒblɪn] / US [ˈɡɑblɪn] noun [countable] Word forms goblin : singular goblin plural goblins a creature in children s stories that looks like a small person and enjoys causing trouble …

    English dictionary

  • 15 goblin — gob•lin [[t]ˈgɒb lɪn[/t]] n. a grotesque sprite that is mischievous or malicious • Etymology: 1300–50; < MF < MHG kobold goblin; see kobold syn: goblin, gnome, gremlin refer to supernatural beings thought to be malevolent to people. goblins …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 goblin — [14] Goblin probably came via Anglo Norman from medieval Latin gobelīnus, which was reported by the 12th century English chronicler Ordericus Vitalis as haunting the area around Évreux in northwestern France. It is thought that this could have… …

    Word origins

  • 17 goblin — [[t]gɒ̱blɪn[/t]] goblins N COUNT In fairy stories, a goblin is a small, ugly creature which usually enjoys causing trouble …

    English dictionary

  • 18 goblin — noun a mischievous, ugly, dwarf like creature of folklore. Origin ME: from OFr. gobelin, possibly related to Ger. Kobold (see kobold) or to Gk kobalos mischievous goblin …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 goblin — /ˈgɒblən / (say gobluhn) noun a grotesque mischievous sprite or elf. {Middle English gobelin, from French (obsolete), from Middle High German kobold goblin, kobold} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 goblin — noun Etymology: Middle English gobelin, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin gobelinus, ultimately from Greek kobalos rogue Date: 14th century an ugly or grotesque sprite that is usually mischievous and sometimes evil and malicious …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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