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[koh-bold, -bohld] /ˈkoʊ bɒld, -boʊld/

noun, (in German folklore)
a spirit or goblin, often mischievous, that haunts houses.
a spirit that haunts mines or other underground places.
noun (German myth)
a mischievous household sprite
a spirit that haunts subterranean places, such as mines

in German folklore, a haunting spirit, gnome, or goblin
Word Origin

Middle High German kobolt ‘goblin’


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