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banshee

noun

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a female spirit in Irish and Scottish stories who cries loudly to warn people that someone is going to die soon
  • claimed to have heard the terrifying wail of a banshee

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The first known use of banshee was in 1771

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“Banshee.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/banshee. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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