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  • BARGHEST, BARGUEST or Bargest, the name given in the north of England, especially in Yorkshire, to a monstrous goblindog with huge teeth and claws.
  • The Demon of Tedworth, the Black Dog of Winchester and the Padfoot of Wakefield all shared the characteristics of the Barghest of York.
  • The barghest was essentially a nocturnal spectre, and its appearance was regarded as a portent of death.
  • The derivation of the word barghest is disputed.
  • The barghest has a kinsman in the Rongeur d'Os of Norman folklore.

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