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2009-07-15 16:40:52

A Washington state farmer said he is offering a reward -- one dozen fresh eggs -- for the return of an 8-foot rocket stolen from his property. Lance McNamara, whose family owns GopherBoy Egg Farms in Vancouver, Wash., said the rocket had been a fixture at the farm for nearly four years until it was stolen Sunday, KPTV, Portland, Ore., reported Wednesday. McNamara said the rocket, built from a boiler tank, compressor motors and other recycled materials, had become a popular local landmark, and...


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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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