Thesaurus / banshee

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Among the ruins is a small vaulted chamber in which, it is believed by a great many folk around about, a banshee resides.

Romantic Ireland; volume 2/2M.F and B. McM. Mansfield

A Welsh death-portent often confused with the gwrach y Rhibyn and banshee is the cyhyraeth, the groaning spirit.

Here in the little sheltered hollow no goblins gibbered, no banshee wailed in the wet wood.

Old Plymouth TrailsWinthrop Packard

If a member of an Irish family dies abroad, the Banshee notifies his misfortune at home.

The Ghost WorldT. F. Thiselton (Thomas Firminger Thiselton) Dyer

When more than one banshee is present, and they wail and sing in chorus, it is for the death of some holy or great one.

Next day at breakfast I heard people telling how my mother and the servant had heard the banshee crying the night before he died.

The close resemblance of this goblin to the Irish banshee (or benshi) will be at once perceived.

British GoblinsWirt Sikes

The banshee does not necessarily signify its advent by one wail—that of a clan allied to us wails three times.

Byways of Ghost-LandElliott O'Donnell

I thought it might be a banshee, if thair is that crayther in this counthry.

The CastawaysCaptain Mayne Reid

Then the Banshee dropped to within five hundred feet and let go another shell almost in the same place.

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