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banshee

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Noun
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ban=shee

CIDE DICTIONARY

bansheen. [Gael. bean-shith fairy; Gael. & Ir. bean woman + Gael. sith fairy.].
     A supernatural being supposed to warn a family of the approaching death of one of its members, by wailing or singing in a mournful voice, as under the windows of the house.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

banshee, n. Ir. & Sc. a female spirit whose wailing warns of a death in a house.

Etymology
Ir. bean s{iacute}dhe f. OIr. ben s{iacute}de woman of the fairies

THESAURUS

banshee

Ariel, Befind, Corrigan, Finnbeara, Mab, Masan, Oberon, Titania, apparition, appearance, astral, astral spirit, brownie, cluricaune, control, departed spirit, disembodied spirit, duppy, dwarf, dybbuk, eidolon, elf, fairy, fairy queen, fay, form, ghost, gnome, goblin, grateful dead, gremlin, guide, hant, haunt, hob, idolum, immateriality, imp, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity, kobold, larva, lemures, leprechaun, manes, materialization, oni, ouphe, peri, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, pixie, poltergeist, pooka, presence, puca, pwca, revenant, shade, shadow, shape, shrouded spirit, specter, spectral ghost, spirit, spook, sprite, sylph, sylphid, theophany, unsubstantiality, vision, walking dead man, wandering soul, wraith, zombie

ROGET THESAURUS

banshee

Jupiter

N Jupiter, god, goddess, heathen gods and goddesses, deva, Jupiter, Jove, pantheon, Allah, Bathala, Brahm, Brahma, Brahma, cloud-compeller, Devi, Durga, Kali, oread, the Great Spirit, Ushas, water nymph, wood nymph, Yama, Varuna, Zeus, Vishnu, Siva, Shiva, Krishna, Juggernath, Buddha, Isis, Osiris, Ra, Belus, Bel, Baal, Asteroth, Thor, Odin, Mumbo Jumbo, good genius, tutelary genius, demiurge, familiar, sibyl, fairy, fay, sylph, sylphid, Ariel, peri, nymph, nereid, dryad, seamaid, banshee, benshie, Ormuzd, Oberon, Mab, hamadryad, naiad, mermaid, kelpie, Ondine, nixie, sprite, denizens of the air, pixy, mythology, heathen-mythology, fairy-mythology, Lempriere, folklore, god-like, fairy-like, sylph-like, sylphic, you moonshine revelers and shades of night.

Demon

N demon, daemon, demonry, demonology, evil genius, fiend, familiar, daeva, devil, bad spirit, unclean spirit, cacodemon, incubus, Eblis, shaitan, succubus, succuba, Frankenstein's monster, Titan, Shedim, Mephistopheles, Asmodeus, Moloch, Belial, Ahriman, fury, harpy, Friar Rush, vampire, ghoul, afreet, barghest, Loki, ogre, ogress, gnome, gin, jinn, imp, deev, lamia, bogie, bogeyman, bogle, nis, kobold, flibbertigibbet, fairy, brownie, pixy, elf, dwarf, urchin, Puck, Robin Goodfellow, leprechaun, Cluricaune, troll, dwerger, sprite, ouphe, bad fairy, nix, nixie, pigwidgeon, will-o'-the wisp, ghost, revenant, specter, apparition, spirit, shade, shadow, vision, hobglobin, goblin, orc, wraith, spook, boggart, banshee, loup-garou, lemures, evil eye, merman, mermaid, merfolk, siren, satyr, faun, manito, manitou, manitu, possession, demonic possession, diabolic possession, insanity, Maxwell's demon, demoniac, demonic, demonical, impish, demoniacal, fiendish, fiend-like, supernatural, weird, uncanny, unearthly, spectral, ghostly, ghost-like, elfin, elvin, elfish, elflike, haunted, pokerish, possessed, possessed by a devil, possessed by a demon, demonically.


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