goblin


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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         To whom the goblin, full of wrath, replied. --Milton.
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