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Spook

spook
1. A spirit; a ghost; an apparition; a hobgoblin.
Alternative forms: spuke.
2. (Science: zoology) The chimaera.
Origin: D. Spook; akin to G. Spuk, Sw. Spoke, Dan. Spogelse a specter, spoge to play, sport, joke, spog a play, joke.


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