In Wales, a dreadful moan in the night from a spectral female who is more often heard than seen. Her shriek was heard when she came upon a crossroad or to water, in which she splashed with her hands. These cries meant the approaching death of the hearer's wife, husband, or child. If the scream was inarticulate, it was probable that the hearer's own death was forewarned.



  • Bonnerjea, Biren. (1920). A Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology. Thomson Gale.