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2008-09-30 18:01:04

By KEVIN TURNER Mandarin resident Gretchen Brennock was at her local grocery store last week, buying pulled pork and sirloin steaks with bleu cheese butter. But what made her visit different than that of a typical shopper was that she was picking up six prepared meals to freeze for evenings when she's crunched for time between soccer practices and volunteer work. She said buying the pre-made dinners through the Publix Aprons "make-ahead meals" program, which is available in...


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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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