"dazzling glare." In Jewish demonology, the spirit which rests on uncovered water at night and which will cause blindness or ocular diseases to those who drink of it.
- Pes. 112a; 'Ab. Zarah 12b.
- Singer, Isidore; Adler, Cyrus; et al. (1901-1906). Jewish Encyclopedia. 12 Vols. New York: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 4:517.