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cear-gǽst

  • noun [ masculine ]
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cear-gǽst, -gést, es; m.
A spirit of anxiety, fearful ghost; terribilis spiritus
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  • In lyft astág ceargǽsta [MS. ceargesta] cirm

    in the air arose a cry of fearful ghosts or spirits,

      Exon. 38a; Th. 125, 34; Gú. 364.
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  • cear-gǽst, n.