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by Micha F. Lindemans
A Welsh household fairy which may be helpful or mischievous. It is a scold to teetotalers and dissenting ministers. The bwbach is best known in the three Glamorganshires. Plural form is bwbachod.

It is also a term used to describe a warrior as leader causing terror.

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  • Etymology:
    bogy, scarecrow

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