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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Benshie, Benshee (see BANSHEE).
 
The Scotch Bodach Glay, or Grey Spectre, is a similar superstition; and the Pari-Banou (Nymph of the Air) of the Arabian Nights is also a sort of Benshee.   1
        “How oft has the Benshee cried!” [How busy death has been of late with our notables.]—T. Moore: Irish Melodies, No. ii.
 


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