A spectral dog in Westmoreland and Yorkshire that performed several dog-like services, such as rounding up herds, for the locals. He had the power of appearing in the form of any quadruped, but usually chose that of a large black dog.



  • Henderson, W. (1879). Notes on the folk-lore of the northern countries of England and the borders. Covent Garden: W. Satchell, Peyton and Co., p. 275.
  • Wright, J. (1898). The English dialect dictionary. Vol. 1. London: H. Frowde.