a village in N central Turkey: site of the ancient Hittite city of Hattusas.
Humphrey (DeForest) (“Bogie”or”Bogey”) 1899–57, U.S. motion-picture actor. Contemporary Examples Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words Marlow Stern May 26, 2014 Sam Rockwell on ‘The Way, Way Back,’ His Troubled Youth & More Marlow Stern July 4, 2013 The Last Film Star Allen Barra February 19, 2011 The Week in Death: […]
a swimming hole. Historical Examples Fairy Tales from the German Forests Margaret Arndt noun (Austral) a natural pool used for swimming
an imaginary evil character of supernatural powers, especially a mythical hobgoblin supposed to carry off naughty children. Contemporary Examples The Insurance Industry’s Liberal Turn Daniel Gross July 9, 2013 Al Franken is the Right’s New Punching Bag Benjamin Sarlin January 4, 2009 Why the Left Should Not Call for Talks with Hamas Don Futterman August […]
noun (Northern English, dialect) a ghost or poltergeist Historical Examples The Lancashire Witches William Harrison Ainsworth The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley Japanese Fairy Tales Grace James Legends of Longdendale Thomas Middleton The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley The Grotesque in Church Art T. Tindall Wildridge Traditions of […]