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2014-09-03 16:28:10

BANGKOK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After four days of fun festivities and trunk-to-trunk action, the 13(th) annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has come to a close. Taking place in Bangkok for the first time, 16 teams showcased skillful play and created many memorable on-pitch moments, with the tournament resulting in new champions and tens of thousands of dollars raised for Thailand's elephant population. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142633 The tournament...


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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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