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Education News Archive - June 05, 2008

By Gail Smith-Arrants, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jun. 5--The Cabarrus County More at Four preschool program will have 14 sites for 2008-09, including two new locations. Two Dixon Academy sites have been added, said Anne Laukaitis, executive director for the Cabarrus Partnership for Children.

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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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