barghest

noun
bar·​ghest
variants: or less commonly barguest \ˈbärgəst \
plural -s

Definition of barghest 

dialectal, England

: a ghost or goblin believed to portend misfortune and sometimes appearing in the shape of a large dog

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History and Etymology for barghest

perhaps from English dialect bar, bargh ridge (from Middle English bergh hill) + English dialect ghest, alteration of ghost

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