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 Phoo’ka or Pooka.Phor’mio. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Phor’cos.
 
“The old man of the sea.” He was the father of the three Graiæ, who were grey from their birth, and had but one eye and one tooth common to the three. (Greek mythology.)   1
 


 Phoo’ka or Pooka.Phor’mio. 

 
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