shabriri

"dazzling glare." In Jewish demonology, the spirit which rests on uncovered water at night and which will cause blindness to those who drink of it.

References

Sources

  • 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.