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Education News Archive - February 15, 2007

By Benita Y. Williams, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Feb. 15--A former Spring Hill School District teacher has been charged with having sex with a female student who attended the school where he once taught. Jamin Glenn Graham, 28, of Lenexa, was arrested Tuesday night.

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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