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 Tandem D.O.M.Tanist (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tangie.
 
The water sprite of the Orkneys; from Danish tang (sea-weed), with which it is covered. The tangie sometimes appears in a human form, and sometimes as a little apple-green horse.   1
 


 Tandem D.O.M.Tanist (A). 

 
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