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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Spirits (Elemental).
 
There are four sorts of elemental spirits, which rule respectively over the four elements. The fire spirits are SALAMANDERS; the water spirits UNDINES (2 syl.); the air spirits SYLPHS; and the earth spirits GNOMES (1 syl.).   1
 


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