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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gytrash.
 
A north-of-England spirit, which, in the form of horse, mule, or large dog, haunts solitary ways, and sometimes comes upon belated travellers.   1
        “I remembered certain of Bessie’s tales, wherein figured a … spirit called a Gytrash.”—Charlotte. Bronte: Jane Eyre, xii.
 


 Gyromancy.H. 

 
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