Definition of Buggane
1. buggan [n -S] - See also: buggan
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buggane
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Literary usage of Buggane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1895)
"f Old Johnny Fargher, Grawe, one extra windy night, when the buggane was ' houlin' and ... But the buggane was soon afterwards settled in a summary way by a ..."
2. An Historical and Statistical Account of the Isle of Man, from the Earliest by Joseph Train (1845)
"This was through the malice of a mischievous buggane or evil spirit, who, for want of better employment, amused himself with tossing the roof to the ground ..."
3. The Isle of Man by AGNES. HERBERT (1909)
"He accordingly seated himself in the chancel, and began to work in great haste; but ere he had completed his job the head of the frightful buggane rose out ..."
4. Lore and Legend of the English Church by George Smith Tyack (1899)
"There is a Manx tale to the effect that a buggane, an evil spirit, would not permit the completion of the church of S. Trinian; for as soon as the work was ..."