A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night.
1. A large unpleasant woman.
2. Female of domestic cattle; SYN. moo-cow.
3. Mature female of mammals of which the male is called 'bull'.
1. A loom attachment for weaving small figures
2. A fabric or figured weave made with a dobby
ETYM Old Eng. gobelin, French gobelin, Late Lat. gobelinus; cf. German kobold, Eng. kobold, cobalt, Armor. gobilin an ignis fatuus, goblin.
(Folklore) A small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings; SYN. hob, hobgoblin.
ETYM See Hob, and Goblin.
1. A frightful goblin; an imp; a bugaboo.
2. Any source of fear or fearful preoccupation.