Definition of Gytrash
1. a ghost [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Gytrash
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (1899)
"It was exactly one mask of Bessie's gytrash,—s lion-like creature with long hair and a ... Nothing ever rode the gytrash: it was always alone; and goblins, ..."
2. Woman's Record: Or, Sketches of All Distinguished Women, from "the Beginning by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1853)
"It was exactly one mask of Bessie's " gytrash" — а lion-like creature with long hair ... No "gytrash" was this — only a traveller taking the short cut to ..."
3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"gytrash (gi'trash). ». [Origin obscure.] A spirit or ghost. [Prov. ... It was exactly one mask of Bessie s gytrash — a lion-like creature with long hair and ..."
4. Christian Pamphlets by Charlotte Bronte, Richard Chenevix Trench, Grant Allen, Philip Schaff (1859)
"Nothing ever rode the " gytrash:" it was always alone; and goblins, to my notions, ... No " gytrash" was this—only a traveler taking the short cut to ..."
5. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"gytrash. A spirit, or ghost. Cram. GYVE. (1) This terra is occasionally us*,1 » ¡ verb, to keep or fetter,but instancesof t in vj sense arc not very ..."
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