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2010-05-11 11:34:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following event announcement is being released by the Center for Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia School of Law: Time: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM (May 20th); 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (May 21st) Event Type: Two Day Oceans Conference Sponsored by: Center for Oceans Law and Policy (COLP), University of Virginia School of Law Event Location: (May 20th) Murrow, White & Lisagor Room (panels) and Fourth Estate Room (dinner) and (May...


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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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